openSUSE 10 Security Update : pdns (pdns-2275)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two security problems that have been found in PowerDNS are fixed by
this update :

CVE-2006-4251: The PowerDNS Recursor can be made to crash by sending
malformed questions to it over TCP potentially executing code.

CVE-2006-4252: Zero second CNAME TTLs can make PowerDNS exhaust
allocated stack space, and crash.

Solution :

Update the affected pdns package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27386 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4251
CVE-2006-4252

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