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

High Nessus Plugin ID 103623


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for dnsmasq fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-14491: 2 byte heap based overflow.

- 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.

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


Update the affected dnsmasq packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103623

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1116.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/03

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/02

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