DeleGate < 8.11.6 Invalid DNS Response DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3522

Synopsis

A rogue DNS server may crash the remote proxy.

Description

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a denial of service when processing invalid DNS responses. An attacker may exploit this flaw to disable this service remotely. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to be able to inject malformed DNS responses to the queries sent by the remote application.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.11.6 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3522

File Name: 3522.prm

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Nessus ID: 21293

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2072

BID: 17691

OSVDB: 57053