USN-3716-1: Dnsmasq update

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dnsmasq update


A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Summary


The list of trust anchors has been updated.

Software Description

  • dnsmasq - Small caching DNS proxy and DHCP/TFTP server
Details


This update adds the latest DNSSEC validation trust anchor required for the upcoming Root Zone KSK Rollover.

Update instructions


The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
dnsmasq - 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5
dnsmasq-base - 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5
dnsmasq-utils - 2.75-1ubuntu0.16.04.5

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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