This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 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-201202-04
(PowerDNS: Denial of Service)
A vulnerability has been found in PowerDNS which could cause a packet
loop of DNS responses.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted DNS response packets,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
PowerDNS users can set 'cache-ttl=0' in /etc/powerdns/pdns.conf and then
restart the PowerDNS daemon:
# /etc/init.d/pdns restart
Please review the PowerDNS Security Advisory below for more workaround
See also :
All PowerDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/pdns-3.0.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58100 ()
Bugtraq ID: 51355
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0206
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