FreeBSD : powerdns -- Denial of Service (56665ccb-8723-11e5-9b13-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

PowerDNS reports :

A bug was found using afl-fuzz in our packet parsing code. This bug,
when exploited, causes an assertion error and consequent termination
of the the pdns_server process, causing a Denial of Service.

See also :

https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2015-03/
http://www.nessus.org/u?6b005fa7

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86806 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5311

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