Vulnerability Details

Dnsmasq < 2.81 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Published: 2020-01-08 08:53:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Dnsmasq is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Impact:
The memory leak allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving DHCP response creation.

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

Affected Versions:
Dnsmasq versions prior to 2.81.

Recommendations:
Update to version 2.81 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14834

References:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14834

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Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.6

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