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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
Nick Sampanis reported a potential memory exposure and denial of
service vulnerability against dnsmasq 2.72. The CVE entry summarizes
this as :
The tcp_request function in Dnsmasq before 2.73rc4 does not properly
handle the return value of the setup_reply function, which allows
remote attackers to read process memory and cause a denial of service
(out-of-bounds read and crash) via a malformed DNS request.'
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4