OpenBSD


Google Warns of DoS and RCE Bugs in Dnsmasq

A domain name system server implementation is at risk of remote code execution, information exposure and denial-of-service attacks after a seven vulnerability were disclosed by Google and patched by the maintainers of Dnsmasq.


The hack of blog news network Gawker dominated the headlines this week, leaving behind a trail of spammy Tweets and stolen passwords across the Internet. But Gawker was just one of a handful of data breaches in a week that saw the continuation of the Wikileaks saga and a massive patch release from Microsoft. To get the full rundown, read on for the week in security.

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