openSUSE 10 Security Update : pdns (pdns-5836)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35028


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Remote attackers could crash pdnsd if the daemon was configured with distributor-threads=1. With the default configuration pdns is not affected by this problem (CVE-2008-5277).


Update the affected pdns packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35028

File Name: suse_pdns-5836.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/12/03

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-backend-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-backend-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-backend-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-backend-sqlite2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-backend-sqlite3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5277

CWE: 16