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SUSE: CVE-2015-3294: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2021

Description

The tcp_request function in Dnsmasq before 2.73rc4 does not properly handle the return value of the setup_reply function, which allows remote attackers to read process memory and cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a malformed DNS request.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-dnsmasq

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