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CVE-2008-3214 Detail

Current Description

dnsmasq 2.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by (1) renewing a nonexistent lease or (2) sending a DHCPREQUEST for an IP address that is not in the same network, related to the DHCP NAK response from the daemon.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/18/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/25/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of dnsmasq as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://freshmeat.net/projects/dnsmasq/?branch_id=1991&release_id=217681
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/30/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/01/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/02/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/03/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/08/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/12/3 Exploit
http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/CHANGELOG
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dnsmasq/+bug/47438 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43929

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:thekelleys:dnsmasq:2.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3214
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017