Multiple Vendor DNS Response Flooding Denial Of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15753
SynopsisThe remote DNS server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.
DescriptionThe remote DNS server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack because it replies to DNS responses.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by spoofing a DNS packet so that it appears to come from 127.0.0.1 and make the remote DNS server enter into an infinite loop, therefore denying service to legitimate users.
SolutionContact the vendor for an appropriate upgrade.