openSUSE Security Update : dnsmasq (openSUSE-2015-359)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The DNS server dnsmasq was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-3294: A remote unauthenticated attacker could
have caused a denial of service (DoS) or read heap
memory, potentially disclosing information such as
performed DNS queries or encryption keys. (bsc#928867)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=928867

Solution :

Update the affected dnsmasq packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83398 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3294

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