Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : dnsmasq (SSA:2021-040-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146369

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New dnsmasq packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected dnsmasq package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fb3c1958

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146369

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2021-040-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2/10/2021

Updated: 2/12/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25681, CVE-2020-25682, CVE-2020-25683, CVE-2020-25684, CVE-2020-25685, CVE-2020-25686, CVE-2020-25687

SSA: 2021-040-01