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Widely used DNS forwarder and DHCP server Dnsmasq riddled with flaws

Oct 03, 2017, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Google researchers have discovered seven serious vulnerabilities in Dnsmasq, a lightweight, widely used DNS forwarder and DHCP server for small computer networks. Dnsmasq is mainly written and maintained by Simon Kelley, and is open source. It can run on Linux, BSD, Android and macOS. It is included in most Linux distributions, and is also commonly found in home routers, firewalls, and IoT devices.

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