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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-10

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-10
Posted May 15, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-10 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libmicrodns, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code. Versions less than 0.1.2 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2020-6071, CVE-2020-6072, CVE-2020-6073, CVE-2020-6077, CVE-2020-6078, CVE-2020-6079, CVE-2020-6080
MD5 | 12d18de3d7926d3100e268492c4138cc

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202005-10

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Severity: Normal
Title: libmicrodns: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 14, 2020
Bugs: #714606
ID: 202005-10

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libmicrodns, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
==========

libmicrodns is an mDNS library, focused on being simple and
cross-platform.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 net-libs/libmicrodns < 0.1.2 >= 0.1.2

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libmicrodns. Please
review the CVE identifiers and the upstream advisory referenced below
for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libmicrodns users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-libs/libmicrodns-0.1.2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2020-6071
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6071
[ 2 ] CVE-2020-6072
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6072
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-6073
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6073
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-6077
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6077
[ 5 ] CVE-2020-6078
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6078
[ 6 ] CVE-2020-6079
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6079
[ 7 ] CVE-2020-6080
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-6080
[ 8 ] VideoLAN-SB-VLC-309
https://www.videolan.org/security/sb-vlc309.html

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-10

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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