Gentoo: GLSA-202005-12: OpenSLP: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date14 May 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSLP, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202005-12
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: OpenSLP: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: May 14, 2020
         Bugs: #662878
           ID: 202005-12
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenSLP, the worst of which
    could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    OpenSLP is an open-source implementation of Service Location Protocol
    (SLP).
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-misc/openslp           <= 2.0.0-r5                Vulnerable!
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         NOTE: Certain packages are still vulnerable. Users should migrate
               to another package if one is available or wait for the
               existing packages to be marked stable by their
               architecture maintainers.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenSLP. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Gentoo has discontinued support for OpenSLP. We recommend that users
    unmerge OpenSLP:
      # emerge --unmerge "net-libs/openslp"
    
    NOTE: The Gentoo developer(s) maintaining OpenSLP have discontinued
    support at this time. It may be possible that a new Gentoo developer
    will update OpenSLP at a later date. No known alternatives to OpenSLP
    are in the tree at this time.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2017-17833
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17833
    [ 2 ] CVE-2019-5544
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5544
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-12
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    
    
    

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