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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-10197: libevent: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-10197: libevent: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/15/2020

Description

The search_make_new function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via an empty hostname.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libevent
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox-bin

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