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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201202-03
(MaraDNS: Denial of Service)
MaraDNS does not properly randomize hash functions to protect against
hash collision attacks.
A remote attacker could send many specially crafted DNS recursive
queries, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MaraDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/maradns-1.4.09'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58099 ()
Bugtraq ID: 51225
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0024
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