GLSA-201202-04 : PowerDNS: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58100
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201202-04 (PowerDNS: Denial of Service)
A vulnerability has been found in PowerDNS which could cause a packet loop of DNS responses.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted DNS response packets, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
PowerDNS users can set 'cache-ttl=0' in /etc/powerdns/pdns.conf and then restart the PowerDNS daemon:
# /etc/init.d/pdns restart Please review the PowerDNS Security Advisory below for more workaround details.
SolutionAll PowerDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/pdns-3.0.1'