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Dnsmasq < 2.66test2 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Dnsmasq is prone to a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Dnsmasq, when used with certain libvirt configurations, replies to queries from prohibited interfaces, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via spoofed TCP based DNS queries. NOTE: This vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-3411.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Dnsmasq prior to 2.66test2.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.66test2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)