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FreeBSD Ports: dnsmasq

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: dnsmasq CVE-2009-2957 Heap-based buffer overflow in the tftp_request function in tftp.c in dnsmasq before 2.50, when --enable-tftp is used, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename in a TFTP packet, as demonstrated by a read (aka RRQ) request. CVE-2009-2958 The tftp_request function in tftp.c in dnsmasq before 2.50, when --enable-tftp is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a TFTP read (aka RRQ) request with a malformed blksize option.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.coresecurity.com/content/dnsmasq-vulnerabilities https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1238.html http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/80aa98e0-97b4-11de-b946-0030843d3802.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)