Package "dnsmasq"

Name: dnsmasq


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Small caching DNS proxy and DHCP/TFTP server
  • Utilities for manipulating DHCP leases

Latest version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


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Other versions of "dnsmasq" in Xenial

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base universe 2.75-1
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Version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5 2018-07-12 17:06:56 UTC

  dnsmasq (2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * trusty-anchors.conf: Update DNSSEC trust anchors
    - 05da782f8f45933915af0ef3cc1ba35e31d20c59

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:39:42 -0400

Source diff to previous version

Version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.4 2017-11-22 03:06:44 UTC

  dnsmasq (2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.4) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Fix replying prematurely if one of many servers replies REFUSED
    (LP: #1726017) by adding two upstream patches.
    - 2.76: 4ace25c5d6: Treat REFUSED (not SERVFAIL) as an unsuccessful
      upstream response
    - 2.77: 68f6312d4b: Stop treating SERVFAIL as a successful response from
      upstream servers.

 -- Christian Ehrhardt <email address hidden> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:32:22 +0200

Source diff to previous version
1726017 dnsmasq prematurely returns REFUSED, breaking resolver

Version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.3 2017-10-02 16:07:01 UTC

  dnsmasq (2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.3) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: add fixes to correct multiple security issues
    - CVE-2017-14491 DNS heap buffer overflow.
    - CVE-2017-14492, DHCPv6 RA heap overflow.
    - CVE-2017-14493, DHCPv6 - Stack buffer overflow.
    - CVE-2017-14494, Infoleak handling DHCPv6 forwarded requests.
    - CVE-2017-14495, OOM in DNS response creation.
    - CVE-2017-14496, Integer underflow in DNS response creation.

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 17:42:14 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2017-1449 IBM Emptoris Sourcing 9.5 - 10.1.3 could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, using an open redirect attack. By persuading a victim t

Version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.2 2017-04-12 13:06:46 UTC

  dnsmasq (2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.2) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Add two upstream patches to fix binding to an interface being
    destroyed and recreated. LP: #1639776.
      + 2675f2061525bc954be14988d64384b74aa7bf8b
      + 16800ea072dd0cdf14d951c4bb8d2808b3dfe53d

 -- Nishanth Aravamudan <email address hidden> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:22:13 -0700

Source diff to previous version
1639776 dnsmasq fails to send queries out after suspend disconnects the interface

Version: 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.1 2016-06-20 19:07:02 UTC

  dnsmasq (2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via crafted CNAME (LP: #1581181)
    - src/cache.c: fix crash when empty address from DNS overlays A record
      from hosts.
    - 41a8d9e99be9f2cc8b02051dd322cb45e0faac87
    - CVE-2015-8899

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:05:23 +0300

1581181 dnsmasq crashes querying any CNAME that points to localhost.localdomain
CVE-2015-8899 denial of service - dnsmasq crashes querying any CNAME that points to localhost.localdomain

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