USN-3395-1: c-ares vulnerability
17 August 2017
c-ares could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- c-ares - library for asynchronous name resolution
It was discovered that c-ares incorrectly handled certain NAPTR responses.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause applications using
c-ares to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.