GLSA-201710-27 : Dnsmasq: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 104070
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-27 (Dnsmasq: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dnsmasq. Please review the references below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition via crafted DNS, IPv6, or DHCPv6 packets.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.78'