SUSE-SA:2006:070: pdns

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24447


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:070 (pdns).

Two security problems that have been found in PowerDNS are fixed by this update:

CVE-2006-4251: The PowerDNS Recursor can be made to crash by sending malformed questions to it over TCP potentially executing code.

CVE-2006-4252: Zero second CNAME TTLs can make PowerDNS exhaust allocated stack space and crash.


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24447

File Name: suse_SA_2006_070.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/02/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list