Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Dnsmasq, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-dns/dnsmasq on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.78|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.78|
Dnsmasq is a lightweight and easily-configurable DNS forwarder and DHCP server.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Dnsmasq. Please review the references below for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition via crafted DNS, IPv6, or DHCPv6 packets.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Dnsmasq users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/dnsmasq-2.78"
October 23, 2017
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