openSUSE Security Update : pdns-recursor (pdns-recursor-1945)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44619


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of pdns-rucursor improves the packet parsing code to fix a possible DNS spoofing vulnerability (CVE-2009-4010) and a remote buffer overflow that could give the ability to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2009-4009).


Update the affected pdns-recursor package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 44619

File Name: suse_11_2_pdns-recursor-100209.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/15

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pdns-recursor, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4009, CVE-2009-4010

CWE: 119