The tcp_request function in Dnsmasq before 2.73rc4 does not properly handle the return value of the setup_reply function, which allows remote attackers to read process memory and cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a malformed DNS request.
Published 2015-05-08 14:59:06
Updated 2018-10-09 19:56:49
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2015-3294

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2015-3294
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2015-3294 565,141
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-3294

1.74%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 86 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-3294

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
10.0
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-3294

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-3294

Products affected by CVE-2015-3294

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