FreeBSD : dnsdist -- multiple vulnerabilities (198d82f3-8777-11e7-950a-e8e0b747a45a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102688


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


PowerDNS Security Advisory reports :

The first issue can lead to a denial of service on 32-bit if a backend sends crafted answers, and the second to an alteration of dnsdist's ACL if the API is enabled, writable and an authenticated user is tricked into visiting a crafted website.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102688

File Name: freebsd_pkg_198d82f3877711e7950ae8e0b747a45a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/23

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dnsdist, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7069, CVE-2017-7557