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CVE-2017-14496: DNSMasq: Integer underflow flaw leading to buffer over-read

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CVE-2017-14496: DNSMasq: Integer underflow flaw leading to buffer over-read

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/02/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/02/2017
Modified
12/04/2017

Description

Integer underflow in the add_pseudoheader function 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 via a crafted DNS request.

Solution(s)

  • dnsmasq-upgrade-latest

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