Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dnsmasq. Please review the references below for details.
An attacker, by sending specially crafted DNS replies, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, perform a cache poisoning attack or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
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