DNSpooq – 7 New DNSmasq Vulnerabilities Discovered

A cybersecurity consultancy in Israel recently disclosed the details of seven potentially serious DNS-related vulnerabilities that could expose millions of devices to various types of attacks.

DNSpooq is the name the researchers gave to the vulnerabilities found in dnsmasq, an open-source DNS forwarding software in common use.
Dnsmasq is very popular, and so far approximately 40 vendors have been identified that use it in their products, as well as some major Linux distributions.

Source: Securityweek.com

Is my Peplink vulnerable?

The good news is that only a small percentage of Peplink routers is vulnerable.
 The vulnerability ONLY applies to Peplink Mediafast routers when running a KVM with a virtual private network. Peplink has made a special build firmware available that contains a fix for the vulnerability, which can be downloaded from the Peplink website.

Erik de Bie
Erik de Bie joined Slingshot6 in 2020 after working for Peplink as a Technical Consultant. Over the years he has supported network engineers working for big global brands as well as every shape and size and type of managed service provider, reseller and end user.

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