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CVE-2008-3350 Detail

Description

dnsmasq 2.43 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by (1) sending a DHCPINFORM while lacking a DHCP lease, or (2) attempting to renew a nonexistent DHCP lease for an invalid subnet as an "unknown client," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3214.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/28/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3350
Original release date:
07/28/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 (07/30/2008)

Not vulnerable. These issues 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://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.dns.dnsmasq.general/2189 Patch External Source MLIST [dnsmasq-discuss] 20080720 dnsmasq 2.44 available.
http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/CHANGELOG External Source CONFIRM http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/CHANGELOG
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2166 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2166
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43957 External Source XF dnsmasq-dhcplease-dos(43957)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43960 External Source XF dnsmasq-dhcpinform-dos(43960)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:the_kelleys:dnsmasq:2.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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