Unbound Security Update for Gentoo
Posted on: 10/15/2011 05:33 PM

An Unbound security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-12
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Unbound: Denial of Service
Date: October 15, 2011
Bugs: #309117, #368981
ID: 201110-12

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Synopsis
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Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities were found in Unbound.

Background
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Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-dns/unbound < 1.4.10 >= 1.4.10

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in unbound. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Unbound users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/unbound-1.4.10"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-0969
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0969
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-1922
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1922

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-12.xml

Concerns?
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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
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Copyright 2011 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.

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



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