NSD packet.c Off-By-One Buffer Overflow
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5040
SynopsisThe remote DNS server is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of NSD DNS Server which has a stack buffer overflow vulnerability. A remote attacker could overwrite one byte in memory, leading to a denial of service. It is possible, but unlikely, that this vulnerability could result in remote code execution.
SolutionUpgrade to NSD version 3.2.2 or later, or apply the patch referenced in the vendor's advisory.