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FreeBSD: VID-B371DB92-FE34-11EA-B90E-6805CA2FA271 (CVE-2020-17482): powerdns -- Leaking uninitialised memory through crafted zone records

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FreeBSD: VID-B371DB92-FE34-11EA-B90E-6805CA2FA271 (CVE-2020-17482): powerdns -- Leaking uninitialised memory through crafted zone records

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/22/2020
Created
09/30/2020
Added
09/29/2020
Modified
10/20/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From VID-B371DB92-FE34-11EA-B90E-6805CA2FA271:

PowerDNS Team reports

CVE-2020-17482: An issue has been found in PowerDNS Authoritative

Server before 4.3.1 where an authorized user with the

ability to insert crafted records into a zone might

be able to leak the content of uninitialized memory.

Such a user could be a customer inserting data via a

control panel, or somebody with access to the REST

API. Crafted records cannot be inserted via AXFR.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-powerdns

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