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    Fedora 32: c-ares 2020-307e873389

    Date 03 Dec 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Security fix for CVE-2020-8277.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2020-307e873389
    2020-12-04 00:30:05.645344
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    Name        : c-ares
    Product     : Fedora 32
    Version     : 1.17.0
    Release     : 1.fc32
    URL         : https://c-ares.haxx.se/
    Summary     : A library that performs asynchronous DNS operations
    Description :
    c-ares is a C library that performs DNS requests and name resolves
    asynchronously. c-ares is a fork of the library named 'ares', written
    by Greg Hudson at MIT.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Security fix for CVE-2020-8277.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Tue Nov 17 2020 Tom Callaway  - 1.17.0-1
    - update to 1.17.0
    * Mon Jul 27 2020 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.16.1-3
    - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_33_Mass_Rebuild
    * Mon Jul 13 2020 Tom Stellard  - 1.16.1-2
    - Use make macros
    - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/UseMakeBuildInstallMacro
    * Mon May 11 2020 Tom Callaway  - 1.16.1-1
    - update to 1.16.1
    * Fri Mar 13 2020 Tom Callaway  - 1.16.0-1
    - update to 1.16.0
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1898554 - CVE-2020-8277 c-ares: ares_parse_{a,aaaa}_reply() insufficient naddrttls validation DoS
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1898554
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2020-307e873389' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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