openSUSE Security Update : dnsmasq (openSUSE-2017-1116)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103623
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for dnsmasq fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-14491: 2 byte heap based overflow.
[bsc#1060354]

- CVE-2017-14492: heap based overflow. [bsc#1060355]

- CVE-2017-14493: stack based overflow. [bsc#1060360]

- CVE-2017-14494: DHCP - info leak. [bsc#1060361]

- CVE-2017-14495: DNS - OOM DoS. [bsc#1060362]

- CVE-2017-14496: DNS - DoS Integer underflow.
[bsc#1060364]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected dnsmasq packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060354

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060355

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060360

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060361

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060362

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060364

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103623

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1116.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/3/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/2/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14491, CVE-2017-14492, CVE-2017-14493, CVE-2017-14494, CVE-2017-14495, CVE-2017-14496

IAVA: 2017-A-0284-S