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    Attackers can hijack DNS on millions of devices

    January 20th, 2021 by

    DNSpooq bugs let attackers hijack DNS on millions of devices

    “Israel-based security consultancy firm JSOF disclosed today seven Dnsmasq vulnerabilities, collectively known as DNSpooq, that can be exploited to launch DNS cache poisoning, remote code execution, and denial-of-service attacks against millions of affected devices.

    Dnsmasq is a popular and open-source Domain Name System (DNS) forwarding software regularly used that adds DNS caching and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server capabilities to Internet-of-Things (IoT) and various other embedded devices.”

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