Fedora 27 : dnsmasq (2018-2f1f243787)

High Nessus Plugin ID 107027


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


create a separate user for dnsmasq.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected dnsmasq package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107027

File Name: fedora_2018-2f1f243787.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/28

Modified: 2018/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/27

Reference Information