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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-14491: Security patch for dnsmasq (ALAS-2019-1251)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2017-14491: Security patch for dnsmasq (ALAS-2019-1251)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/04/2017
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
09/30/2022

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in dnsmasq before 2.78 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-dnsmasq
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-dnsmasq-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-dnsmasq-utils

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