MaraDNS 2.0.x < 2.0.05 Hash Collision Zone File Record Local DoS

low Nessus Plugin ID 73482


The DNS server running on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the MaraDNS server running on the remote host is affected by a hash collision issue when parsing records in zone files. This issue could allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service.


Upgrade to MaraDNS version 2.0.05 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 73482

File Name: maradns_2_0_05.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 4/11/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:maradns:maradns

Required KB Items: maradns/version, maradns/num_ver, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/12/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-5056