Debian Security Advisory
DLA-998-1 c-ares -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000381.
- More information:
The c-ares function ares_parse_naptr_reply(), which is used for parsing NAPTR responses, could be triggered to read memory outside of the given input buffer if the passed in DNS response packet was crafted in a particular way.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.1-3+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your c-ares packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS