openSUSE Security Update : dnsmasq (openSUSE-2015-359)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83398


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The DNS server dnsmasq was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-3294: A remote unauthenticated attacker could have caused a denial of service (DoS) or read heap memory, potentially disclosing information such as performed DNS queries or encryption keys. (bsc#928867)


Update the affected dnsmasq packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83398

File Name: openSUSE-2015-359.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/13

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dnsmasq-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3294