Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in c-ares the worst of which could result in Denial of Service.
|Package||net-dns/c-ares on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.19.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.19.1|
c-ares is a C library for asynchronous DNS requests (including name resolves).
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in c-ares. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All c-ares users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/c-ares-1.19.1"
October 08, 2023
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