Knot DNS 1.5.2 Incremental Zone Transfer (IXFR) DoS

high Nessus Plugin ID 78890

Synopsis

The remote DNS server is potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is running Knot DNS version 1.5.2. It is, therefore, affected by an error that could allow certain Incremental Zone Transfer (IXFR) messages to crash the server.

Solution

Update to version 1.5.3 or later.

See Also

https://lists.nic.cz/pipermail/knot-dns-users/2014-September/000507.html

https://gitlab.labs.nic.cz/labs/knot/issues/294

http://www.nessus.org/u?94f30f0a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78890

File Name: knot_dns_1_5_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 11/6/2014

Updated: 11/26/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0486

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:cz.nic:knot_dns

Required KB Items: knot_dns/proto, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0486

BID: 70097