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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote name server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the remote Unbound DNS resolver is affected by a denial of service vulnerability due improper error handling. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted DNS request, to cause an assertion failure and a daemon exit, resulting in a denial of service condition. Note that this vulnerability only exists when debugging functionality is enabled (e.g. --enable-checking' or '--enable-debug') and the interface-automatic option is turned on.
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to Unbound version 1.4.10 or later.