Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Kaminsky discovered weaknesses in the DNS protocol as implemented
by Dnsmasq. A remote attacker could exploit this to spoof DNS entries
and poison DNS caches. Among other things, this could lead to
misdirected email and web traffic.
Update the affected dnsmasq and / or dnsmasq-base packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33560 ()
Bugtraq ID: 30131
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447
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