FreeBSD : powerdns -- DoS vulnerability (5a5422fd-7e1a-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18945


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


PowerDNS is vulnerable to a temporary denial-of-service vulnerability that can be triggered using a random stream of bytes.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18945

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5a5422fd7e1a11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0428

BID: 12446