[ALSA-2021:0150] Important: dnsmasq security update
Type:
security
Severity:
important
Release date:
2021-01-19
Description:
The dnsmasq packages contain Dnsmasq, a lightweight DNS (Domain Name Server) forwarder and DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server. Security Fix(es): * dnsmasq: heap-based buffer overflow in sort_rrset() when DNSSEC is enabled (CVE-2020-25681) * dnsmasq: buffer overflow in extract_name() due to missing length check when DNSSEC is enabled (CVE-2020-25682) * dnsmasq: heap-based buffer overflow with large memcpy in get_rdata() when DNSSEC is enabled (CVE-2020-25683) * dnsmasq: loose address/port check in reply_query() makes forging replies easier for an off-path attacker (CVE-2020-25684) * dnsmasq: loose query name check in reply_query() makes forging replies easier for an off-path attacker (CVE-2020-25685) * dnsmasq: multiple queries forwarded for the same name makes forging replies easier for an off-path attacker (CVE-2020-25686) * dnsmasq: heap-based buffer overflow with large memcpy in sort_rrset() when DNSSEC is enabled (CVE-2020-25687) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Updated packages:
  • dnsmasq-2.79-13.el8_3.1.x86_64.rpm
  • dnsmasq-utils-2.79-13.el8_3.1.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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