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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Secunia reports :
A vulnerability has been reported in MaraDNS, which can be exploited
by malicious people to cause a Denial of Service.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of
certain DNS packets. This can be exploited to cause a resource
rotation by sending specially crafted DNS packets, which cause an
authoritative CNAME record to not resolve, resulting in a Denial of
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0