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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in Dnsmasq
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Name: Denial of Service in Dnsmasq
ID: 201512-01
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: Do, 17. Dezember 2015, 23:18
Referenzen: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3294
Applikationen: Dnsmasq

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201512-01
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Dnsmasq: Denial of Service
Date: December 17, 2015
Bugs: #547966
ID: 201512-01

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in Dnsmasq can lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP
server.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-dns/dnsmasq < 2.72-r2 >= 2.72-r2

Description
===========

An out-of-bounds read vulnerability has been found in the tcp_request
function in Dnsmasq.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS request, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.72-r2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2015-3294
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-3294

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-01

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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2015 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.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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