CVE-2012-0024

high

Description

MaraDNS before 1.3.07.12 and 1.4.x before 1.4.08 computes hash values for DNS data without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted queries with the Recursion Desired (RD) bit set.

References

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/03/13

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/01/03/6

http://samiam.org/blog/20111229.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=771428

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-01-08

Updated: 2020-08-19

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH