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SSA-2005-201-01 dnsmasq

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SSA-2005-201-01 dnsmasq

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


New dnsmasq packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current
to fix security issues. An off-by-one overflow vulnerability may permit
a DHCP client to create a denial of service condition. Additional code
was also added to detect and defeat attempts to poison the DNS cache.


More details about these issues may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0876
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0877



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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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