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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-15091: pdns Missing check on API operations

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
6 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P) December 07, 2017 December 18, 2017 February 20, 2018


An issue has been found in the API component of PowerDNS Authoritative 4.x up to and including 4.0.4 and 3.x up to and including 3.4.11, where some operations that have an impact on the state of the server are still allowed even though the API has been configured as read-only via the api-readonly keyword. This missing check allows an attacker with valid API credentials to flush the cache, trigger a zone transfer or send a NOTIFY.

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