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FreeBSD: VID-F6D6308A-F2EC-11E8-B005-6805CA2FA271 (CVE-2018-16855): powerdns-recursor -- Crafted query can cause a denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/10/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An issue has been found in PowerDNS Recursor before version 4.1.8 where a remote attacker sending a DNS query can trigger an out-of-bounds memory read while computing the hash of the query for a packet cache lookup, possibly leading to a crash.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-powerdns-recursor

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