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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New dnsmasq packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and
-current to fix security issues. An off-by-one overflow vulnerability
may allow a DHCP client to create a denial of service condition.
Additional code was also added to detect and defeat attempts to poison
the DNS cache.
See also :
Update the affected dnsmasq package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19850 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0876CVE-2005-0877
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