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dnsmasq < 2.21 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running dnsmasq, a DHCP and DNS server. The remote version of this software is vulnerable to multiple remote vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host or perform a DNS cache poisoning attack.

Solution

Upgrade to dnsmasq 2.21 or higher.