EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.3 : dnsmasq (EulerOS-SA-2019-1174)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123860


The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.


According to the versions of the dnsmasq packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An integer underflow flaw leading to a buffer over-read was found in dnsmasq in the DNS code. An attacker could send crafted DNS packets to dnsmasq which would cause it to crash.i1/4^CVE-2017-13704i1/4%0

- A vulnerability was found in Dnsmasq's implementation of DNSSEC. Wildcard synthesized NSEC records could be improperly interpreted to prove the non-existence of hostnames that actually exist.i1/4^CVE-2017-15107i1/4%0

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


Update the affected dnsmasq packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123860

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-1174.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 2019/04/09

Updated: 2020/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-15107

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:dnsmasq, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:dnsmasq-utils, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/02

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13704, CVE-2017-15107