openSUSE Security Update : dnsmasq (dnsmasq-1241)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40846


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overflow in the TFTP server code of dnsmasq. Please note that the TFTP server is disabled by default.


Update the affected dnsmasq package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40846

File Name: suse_11_1_dnsmasq-090824.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/02

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/24