CVE-2017-14495

NameCVE-2017-14495
DescriptionMemory leak in dnsmasq before 2.78, when the --add-mac, --add-cpe-id or --add-subnet option is specified, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving DNS response creation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dnsmasq (PTS)wheezy2.62-3+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)2.62-3+deb7u4fixed
jessie2.72-3+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.72-3+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.76-5vulnerable
stretch (security)2.76-5+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.78-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dnsmasqsource(unstable)2.78-1medium
dnsmasqsourcejessie(not affected)
dnsmasqsourcestretch2.76-5+deb9u1medium
dnsmasqsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - dnsmasq <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - dnsmasq <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://security.googleblog.com/2017/10/behind-masq-yet-more-dns-and-dhcp.html
http://thekelleys.org.uk/gitweb/?p=dnsmasq.git;a=commit;h=51eadb692a5123b9838e5a68ecace3ac579a3a45

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