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[GLSA-200601-16] MyDNS: Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
MyDNS: Denial of Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-16
(MyDNS: Denial of Service)


MyDNS contains an unspecified flaw that may permit a remote Denial
of Service.

Impact

A possible hacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending malformed
DNS queries to the MyDNS server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0351


Solution:
All MyDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/mydns-1.1.0"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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