SUSE-SU-2017:2619-1: important: Security update for dnsmasq

SUSE Security Update: Security update for dnsmasq

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2619-1
Rating: important
References: #1060354 #1060355 #1060360 #1060361 #1060362
Cross-References: CVE-2015-3294 CVE-2015-8899 CVE-2017-14491
CVE-2017-14492 CVE-2017-14493 CVE-2017-14494
CVE-2017-14495 CVE-2017-14496
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes 8 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for dnsmasq fixes the following security issues:

– CVE-2017-14491: 2 byte heap based overflow. [bsc#1060354]
– CVE-2017-14492: heap based overflow. [bsc#1060355]
– CVE-2017-14493: stack based overflow. [bsc#1060360]
– CVE-2017-14494: DHCP – info leak. [bsc#1060361]
– CVE-2017-14495: DNS – OOM DoS. [bsc#1060362]
– CVE-2017-14496: DNS – DoS Integer underflow. [bsc#1060364]

This update brings a (small) potential incompatibility in the handling of
“basename” in –pxe-service. Please read the CHANGELOG and the
documentation if you are using this option.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

zypper in -t patch slessp4-dnsmasq-13294=1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-dnsmasq-13294=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use “zypper patch”.

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


– SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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