Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1921-1 dnsmasq -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
13 Sep 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14513.
More information:

Samuel R Lovejoy discovered a security vulnerability in dnsmasq. Carefully crafted packets by DNS servers might result in out of bounds read operations, potentially leading to a crash and denial of service.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.72-3+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your dnsmasq packages.

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