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Debian: CVE-2017-15120: pdns-recursor -- security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) December 11, 2017 December 13, 2017 September 26, 2018

Description

An issue has been found in the parsing of authoritative answers in PowerDNS Recursor before 4.0.8, leading to a NULL pointer dereference when parsing a specially crafted answer containing a CNAME of a different class than IN. An unauthenticated remote attacker could cause a denial of service.

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Solution

debian-upgrade-pdns-recursor