FreeBSD : PowerDNS -- LDAP backend fails to escape all queries (43a7b0a7-f9bc-11d9-b473-00061bc2ad93)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The LDAP backend in PowerDNS has issues with escaping queries which
could cause connection errors. This would make it possible for a
malicious user to temporarily blank domains.

This is known to affect all releases prior to 2.9.18.

See also :

http://doc.powerdns.com/security-policy.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112155941310297&w=2
http://www.nessus.org/u?4c354753

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19341 (freebsd_pkg_43a7b0a7f9bc11d9b47300061bc2ad93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2302

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