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|Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-27 ] Dnsmasq
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Dnsmasq: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-27)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dnsmasq, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Dnsmasq is a lightweight and easily-configurable DNS forwarder and DHCP
Vulnerable: < 2.78
Unaffected: >= 2.78
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dnsmasq. Please review
the references below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of
Service condition via crafted DNS, IPv6, or DHCPv6 packets.
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-2.78"