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[GLSA-200502-15] PowerDNS: Denial of Service vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
PowerDNS: Denial of Service vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-15
(PowerDNS: Denial of Service vulnerability)
A vulnerability has been reported in the DNSPacket::expand method
A possible hacker could cause a temporary Denial of Service by sending a
random stream of bytes to the PowerDNS Daemon.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PowerDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/pdns-2.9.17"
Threat Level: Medium
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