ALAS-2017-859


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2017-859
Advisory Release Date: 2017-07-24 23:38 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2017-1000381 

Issue Overview:

The c-ares function `ares_parse_naptr_reply()`, which is used for parsing NAPTR responses, could be triggered to read memory outside of the given input buffer if the passed in DNS response packet was crafted in a particular way. ( CVE-2017-1000381 )


Affected Packages:

c-ares


Issue Correction:
Run yum update c-ares to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    c-ares-devel-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.i686
    c-ares-debuginfo-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.i686
    c-ares-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.i686

src:
    c-ares-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    c-ares-devel-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.x86_64
    c-ares-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.x86_64
    c-ares-debuginfo-1.13.0-1.5.amzn1.x86_64