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Slackware alert SSA:2005-201-01 (dnsmasq)

From:  Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To:  slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject:  [slackware-security] dnsmasq (SSA:2005-201-01)
Date:  Wed, 20 Jul 2005 13:58:48 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] dnsmasq (SSA:2005-201-01) New dnsmasq packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix security issues. An off-by-one overflow vulnerability may allow a DHCP client to create a denial of service condition. Additional code was also added to detect and defeat attempts to poison the DNS cache. More details about these issues may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0876 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0877 Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/dnsmasq-2.22-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to dnsmasq-2.22. This fixes an off-by-one overflow vulnerability may allow a DHCP client to create a denial of service condition. Additional code was also added to detect and defeat attempts to poison the DNS cache. For more information, see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0876 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0877 (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 10.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patc... Updated package for Slackware 10.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patc... Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/s... MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 10.0 package: 9716a39a464c0121b88a3a717a65b7a3 dnsmasq-2.22-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 21f99c7ed9bbee044fb839f4a9214b8c dnsmasq-2.22-i486-1.tgz Slackware -current package: e37624bee39e7e5da2f8790973e89e07 dnsmasq-2.22-i486-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg dnsmasq-2.22-i486-1.tgz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team http://slackware.com/gpg-key security@slackware.com +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to majordomo@slackware.com with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFC3qVuakRjwEAQIjMRAugwAJwLKlNP8P+tMmOdVXY2q9JLVvfbrgCeOLdv BOMNsQRNEBmko2P9llY8HPo= =MfPW -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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