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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202005-12 ] OpenSLP: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 22:35:17
Message-Id: e88c67f3-70be-b89b-9f66-9399235b5c5a@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202005-12
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-misc/openslp           <= 2.0.0-r5                Vulnerable!
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     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
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[ 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?
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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
security@g.o 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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