[manjaro-security] [arch-security] [ASA-201707-21] c-ares: information disclosure
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue Jul 18 18:56:56 CEST 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201707-21
Date : 2017-07-18
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-1000381
Package : c-ares
Type : information disclosure
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-315
The package c-ares before version 1.13.0-1 is vulnerable to information
Upgrade to 1.13.0-1.
# pacman -Syu "c-ares>=1.13.0-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.13.0.
A out-of-bounds read has been found in c-ares < 1.13.0. The
ares_parse_naptr_reply() function, 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
A remote attacker might be able to access sensitive information by
responding to a DNS query with a crafted response packet.
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