FreeBSD : dnsmasq -- denial of service (875e4cf8-3f0e-11e6-b3c8-14dae9d210b8)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

reports :

Dnsmasq before 2.76 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via a reply with an empty DNS address that has an (1) A or (2)
AAAA record defined locally.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1481bb05
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/03/7
http://www.nessus.org/u?96f5a01e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91910 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8899

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