GLSA-201406-24 : Dnsmasq: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76226
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-24 (Dnsmasq: Denial of Service)
When used with certain libvirt configurations Dnsmasq replies to queries from prohibited interfaces.
A remote attackers can cause a Denial of Service via spoofed TCP based DNS queries.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.66'