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[DSA1211] DSA-1211-1 pdns Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that malformed TCP packets may lead to denial of service
and possibly the execution of arbitrary code if the PowerDNS nameserver
acts as a recursive nameserver.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed
in version 3.1.4-1 of pdns-recursor.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.4-1 of pdns-recursor.
We recommend that you upgrade your PowerDNS packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1211
Threat Level: High
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