FreeBSD : PowerDNS -- Denial of Service Vulnerability (3338f87c-3d5f-11e1-a00a-000c6eb41cf7)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57529


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The PowerDNS Team reports :

Using well crafted UDP packets, one or more PowerDNS servers could be made to enter a tight packet loop, causing temporary denial of service.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57529

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3338f87c3d5f11e1a00a000c6eb41cf7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:powerdns, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:powerdns-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0206