CVE-2008-4194

MEDIUM

Description

The p_exec_query function in src/dns_query.c in pdnsd before 1.2.7-par allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a long DNS reply with many entries in the answer section, related to a "dangling pointer bug."

References

http://www.phys.uu.nl/~rombouts/pdnsd.html

http://www.phys.uu.nl/~rombouts/pdnsd/ChangeLog

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2582

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45594

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-24

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM