CVE-2017-14493

Public on 2017-10-02
Modified on 2019-07-22
Description
A stack buffer overflow was found in dnsmasq in the DHCPv6 code. An attacker on the local network could send a crafted DHCPv6 request to dnsmasq which would cause it to a crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
Severity
Critical
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 dnsmasq 2019-07-18 18:22 ALAS2-2019-1251
Amazon Linux 1 dnsmasq 2017-10-02 17:05 ALAS-2017-907

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 8.3 AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H