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Bug 892489 - <net-dns/c-ares-1.19.0: Stack overflow in ares_set_sortlist
Summary: <net-dns/c-ares-1.19.0: Stack overflow in ares_set_sortlist
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa]
Depends on: 899312
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Reported: 2023-01-29 07:41 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2023-12-03 09:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-01-29 07:41:13 UTC
From 1.19.0 release notes (
    Low. Stack overflow in ares_set_sortlist() which is used during c-ares initialization and typically provided by an administrator and not an end user. 

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Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-01-29 07:45:34 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit ac7e1f7d296b09daf32727950cdd62bc7dfb694f
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2023-01-29 07:43:26 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2023-01-29 07:43:26 +0000

    net-dns/c-ares: add 1.19.0
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 net-dns/c-ares/Manifest             |  2 ++
 net-dns/c-ares/c-ares-1.19.0.ebuild | 70 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 72 insertions(+)