This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a DNS Cache Poisoning attack.
The vulnerability exists due to dnsmasq relies only on transmission ID when processing DNS queries and uses the same port for outgoing requests, when configured to given network interface. A remote attacker can guess the random transmission ID to forge a reply and get it accepted by dnsmasq.As a result, an attacker can perform a DNS Cache Poisoning attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Dnsmasq: 2.0 - 2.84
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.