Visible to the public “Google Reveals Critical Flaws In Dnsmasq Software Packages”Conflict Detection Enabled

Google security researchers have discovered seven different critical security vulnerabilities within the Dnsmasq software package, which largely impacts millions of Android phones, home routers, desktops, and other IoT devices. Dnsmasq is an open-source network utilities program used to provide local DNS services and DHCP capabilities. The exploitation of vulnerabilities found within the Dnsmasq software could allow attackers to remotely execute malicious code, perform denial-of-service attacks, and leak information. This article further discusses the discovery of these vulnerabilities, patches that have been released for these vulnerabilities, as well as devices and software that have been impacted.

eWeek reports "Google Reveals Critical Flaws In Dnsmasq Software Packages"