Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
[GLSA-200601-16] MyDNS: Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
MyDNS: Denial of Service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200601-16
(MyDNS: Denial of Service)
MyDNS contains an unspecified flaw that may allow a remote Denial
A possible hacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending malformed
DNS queries to the MyDNS server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All MyDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/mydns-1.1.0"
Threat Level: Medium
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