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[DSA1211] DSA-1211-1 pdns

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1211-1 pdns

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that malformed TCP packets may lead to denial of service
and possibly the execution of arbitrary code if the PowerDNS nameserver
acts as a recursive nameserver.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.9.17-13sarge3.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed
in version 3.1.4-1 of pdns-recursor.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.4-1 of pdns-recursor.
We recommend that you upgrade your PowerDNS packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1211
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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