[Dnsmasq-discuss] Question about DNS vunlerabiltiy in dnsmasq
Jan 'RedBully' Seiffert
redbully at cc.fh-luh.de
Tue Jul 22 18:29:55 BST 2008
Simon Kelley wrote:
> A C wrote:
>> I'm running dnsmasq 2.35 but it's on an embedded system and the
>> package manager hasn't created a new version yet. I wanted to know
>> how vulnerable I was to the recent security alert regarding DNS and
>> whether there's a potential workaround that I could put in place for now.
> "How vulnerable" is a difficult question. AFAIK, the attack hasn't been
> seen in the wild, and it's assumed that the Bad Guys don't know it, so
> you're absolutely safe until Dan Kaminsky spills the beans (August?)
> Does that give you enough time to get a new version in place?
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