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|Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-24 ] Dnsmasq: Denial of Service
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Dnsmasq: Denial of Service (GLSA 201406-24)
Date: June 25, 2014
Bug(s): #436894, #453170
A vulnerability in Dnsmasq can lead to a Denial of Service
Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP
Vulnerable: < 2.66
Unaffected: >= 2.66
Architectures: All supported architectures
When used with certain libvirt configurations Dnsmasq replies to queries
from prohibited interfaces.
A remote attackers can cause a Denial of Service via spoofed TCP based
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.66"