Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / current : dnsmasq (SSA:2008-205-01)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New dnsmasq packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
11.0, 12.0, 12.1, and -current to address possible DNS cache poisoning
issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?12525e8a

Solution :

Update the affected dnsmasq package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33565 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30131

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447