Threat Encyclopedia

dnsmasq.DNS.DNSSEC.Memory.Corruption

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption Vulnerability in dnsmasq.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted DNS message. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the system.

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dnsmasq version prior to 2.83

Impact logoImpact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1882014

CVE References

CVE-2020-25682

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