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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      Last Modified:  07/18/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3214
Original release date:
07/18/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://freshmeat.net/projects/dnsmasq/?branch_id=1991&release_id=217681 External Source CONFIRM http://freshmeat.net/projects/dnsmasq/?branch_id=1991&release_id=217681
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/30/7 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080630 CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/01/8 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080701 Re: CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/02/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080702 Re: CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/03/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080703 Re: CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/08/8 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080708 Re: CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/12/3 Exploit External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080712 Re: CVE request for dnsmasq DoS
http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/CHANGELOG External Source CONFIRM http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/CHANGELOG
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dnsmasq/+bug/47438 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dnsmasq/+bug/47438
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43929 External Source XF dnsmasq-multiple-dos(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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