Scientific Linux Security Update : dnsmasq on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 103634
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- A heap buffer overflow was found in dnsmasq in the code responsible for building DNS replies. An attacker could send crafted DNS packets to dnsmasq which would cause it to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpdate the affected dnsmasq, dnsmasq-debuginfo and / or dnsmasq-utils packages.