Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : dnsmasq update (USN-3716-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111062

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

This update adds the latest DNSSEC validation trust anchor required for the upcoming Root Zone KSK Rollover.

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

Solution

Update the affected dnsmasq, dnsmasq-base and / or dnsmasq-utils packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111062

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3716-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/07/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dnsmasq, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dnsmasq-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dnsmasq-utils, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

USN: 3716-1