CVE-2017-14494

Public on 2017-10-02
Modified on 2019-07-22
Description
An information leak was found in dnsmasq in the DHCPv6 relay code. An attacker on the local network could send crafted DHCPv6 packets to dnsmasq causing it to forward the contents of process memory, potentially leaking sensitive data.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
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 7.8 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 5.9 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N