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The DNS server running on the remote host is affected by a denial of
According to its self-reported version number, the MaraDNS server
running on the remote host is affected by a memory leak issue when
handling wildcard records. This issue could allow a remote attacker to
cause a remote denial of service by querying for wildcard records.
Note that issue only affects hosts with 'bind_star_handling' set to
'2' in the configuration file.
See also :
Upgrade to MaraDNS version 1.2.12.07 / 1.3.06 or later, apply the
relevant patch, or refer to the vendor for a workaround.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false