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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14495: Security patch for dnsmasq (ALAS-2017-907)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14495: Security patch for dnsmasq (ALAS-2017-907)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/02/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Memory leak in dnsmasq before 2.78, when the --add-mac, --add-cpe-id or --add-subnet option is specified, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving DNS response creation.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dnsmasq

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dnsmasq

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