GLSA-200601-16 : MyDNS: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20828
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-16 (MyDNS: Denial of Service)
MyDNS contains an unspecified flaw that may allow a remote Denial of Service.
An attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending malformed DNS queries to the MyDNS server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MyDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/mydns-1.1.0'