Fedora 11 : dnsmasq-2.46-3.fc11 (2009-10285)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42123


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes two security issues with dnsmasq's tftp server:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2957 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2958

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


Update the affected dnsmasq package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42123

File Name: fedora_2009-10285.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/15

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2957, CVE-2009-2958

BID: 36120

FEDORA: 2009-10285

CWE: 119, 399