GLSA-201412-33 : PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-33
(PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PowerDNS Recursor.
Please review the CVE identifiers and PowerDNS blog post referenced below
for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to send specially crafted packets,
possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service
condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof DNS data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All PowerDNS Recursor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/pdns-recursor-3.6.1-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80210 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37650

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4009

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