PowerDNS Version Detection
Info Nessus Plugin ID 34043
SynopsisIt is possible to obtain the version number of the remote DNS server.
DescriptionThe remote host is running PowerDNS, an open source DNS server. It was possible to extract the version number of the remote installation by sending a special DNS request for the text 'version.pdns' in the domain 'chaos'.
SolutionIf desired, hide the version number of PowerDNS by modifying the 'version-string' option in pdns.conf or recursor.conf.