Pihole FTL v5.5 released


In September 2020, the JSOF Research Lab discovered few security vulnerabilities in dnsmasq an open-source DNS forwarding software in common use. Dnsmasq is very popular, and they have identified approximately 40 vendors whom they believe use dnsmasq in their products, as well as major Linux distributions. They named the set of vulnerabilities as dnspooq. Red Hat describes the issues here.

Pihole FTL 5.5 release is mainly to update to dnsmasq v2.83.

To update Pihole on your system, run following command –

pihole -up