Fedora 11 : dnsmasq-2.46-3.fc11 (2009-10285)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes two security issues with dnsmasq's tftp server:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2957
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2958

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=519020
http://www.nessus.org/u?50a218e0

Solution :

Update the affected dnsmasq package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42123 (fedora_2009-10285.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36120

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2957
CVE-2009-2958

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