FreeBSD : powerdns -- multiple vulnerabilities (e3200958-dd6c-11e6-ae1b-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

PowerDNS reports :

2016-02: Crafted queries can cause abnormal CPU usage

2016-03: Denial of service via the web server

2016-04: Insufficient validation of TSIG signatures

2016-05: Crafted zone record can cause a denial of service

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=216135
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=216136
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2016-02/
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2016-03/
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2016-04/
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2016-05/
http://www.nessus.org/u?58ab7632
https://blog.powerdns.com/2017/01/13/powerdns-recursor-4-0-4-released/
http://www.nessus.org/u?c0696d78

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96620 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2120
CVE-2016-7068
CVE-2016-7072
CVE-2016-7073
CVE-2016-7074

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