Unbound: Denial of Service — GLSA 201311-18

Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities have been found in Unbound.

Affected Packages

net-dns/unbound on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.4.13_p2
Unaffected versions >= 1.4.13_p2

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a specially crafted response.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Unbound users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/unbound-1.4.13_p2"
 

References

Release Date
November 28, 2013

Latest Revision
November 28, 2013: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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