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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionTom Hendrikx reports :
It is possible to crash (SIGSEGV) a NSD child server process by sending it a DNS packet from any host on the internet and the per zone stats build option is enabled. A crashed child process will automatically be restarted by the parent process, but an attacker may keep the NSD server occupied restarting child processes by sending it a stream of such packets effectively preventing the NSD server to serve.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.