openSUSE 10 Security Update : dnsmasq (dnsmasq-6459)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41997


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.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41997

File Name: suse_dnsmasq-6459.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/24