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SUSE-SA:2006:070: pdns

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the pdns package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:070 (pdns).


Two security problems that have been found in PowerDNS are fixed by this update:

CVE-2006-4251: The PowerDNS Recursor can be made to crash by sending
malformed questions to it over TCP potentially executing code.

CVE-2006-4252: Zero second CNAME TTLs can make PowerDNS exhaust allocated
stack space and crash.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_70_pdns.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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