GLSA-200601-16 : MyDNS: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-16
(MyDNS: Denial of Service)

MyDNS contains an unspecified flaw that may allow a remote Denial
of Service.

Impact :

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending malformed
DNS queries to the MyDNS server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-16.xml

Solution :

All MyDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/mydns-1.1.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20828 (gentoo_GLSA-200601-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0351