CVE Details

Release Date:2017-10-02


Heap-based buffer overflow in dnsmasq before 2.78 allows remoteattackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response.

See more information about CVE-2017-14491 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 10 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (dnsmasq)ELSA-2017-28402017-10-03
Oracle Linux version 6 (dnsmasq)ELSA-2017-28382017-10-02
Oracle Linux version 7 (dnsmasq)ELSA-2017-28362017-10-02
Oracle VM version 3.4 (dnsmasq)OVMSA-2017-01602017-10-02

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