FreeBSD : PowerDNS -- LDAP backend fails to escape all queries (43a7b0a7-f9bc-11d9-b473-00061bc2ad93)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 19341


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


The LDAP backend in PowerDNS has issues with escaping queries which could cause connection errors. This would make it possible for a malicious user to temporarily blank domains.

This is known to affect all releases prior to 2.9.18.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 19341

File Name: freebsd_pkg_43a7b0a7f9bc11d9b47300061bc2ad93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/08/01

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2302