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[DSA963] DSA-963-1 mydns Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
NISCC reported that MyDNS, a DNS server using an SQL database for data
storage, can be tricked into an infinite loop by a remote attacker and
hence cause a denial of service condition.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain mydns packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mydns package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-963
Threat Level: High
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