This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-15
(PowerDNS: Denial of Service vulnerability)
A vulnerability has been reported in the DNSPacket::expand method of
An attacker could cause a temporary Denial of Service by sending a
random stream of bytes to the PowerDNS Daemon.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PowerDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/pdns-2.9.17'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16452 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-15.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0428