Fedora 17 : dnsmasq-2.65-4.fc17 (2013-1320)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64672


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


From dnsmasq's CHANGELOG :

Add code to make behaviour for TCP DNS requests that same as for UDP requests, when a request arrives for an allowed address, but via a banned interface. This change is only active on Linux, since the relevant API is missing (AFAIK) on other platforms.

- dnsmasq now answers local queries if --except-interface lo is used (libvirt's use case).

- dnsmasq is now built with $RPM_OPT_FLAGS, $RPM_LD_FLAGS explicitly.

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: 64672

File Name: fedora_2013-1320.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/19

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dnsmasq, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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: 2013/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3411, CVE-2013-0198

BID: 54353, 57458

FEDORA: 2013-1320