GLSA-201412-33 : PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80210
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-33 (PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PowerDNS Recursor.
Please review the CVE identifiers and PowerDNS blog post referenced below for details.
A remote attacker may be able to send specially crafted packets, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof DNS data.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll PowerDNS Recursor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/pdns-recursor-3.6.1-r1'