OracleVM 3.4 : dnsmasq (OVMSA-2017-0160)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- Fix (CVE-2017-14491)

- Resolves: #1154953 - use both SO_REUSEADDR and

- Resolves: #1288617 - add missing patch file

- Resolves: #1288617 - dnsmasq: Non-interactive startup
might lead to 100% cpu &nbsp consumption

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected dnsmasq package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103627 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14491

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