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SUSE-SA:2006:070: pdns Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the pdns package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:070 (pdns).
Two security problems that have been found in PowerDNS are fixed by this update:
CVE-2006-4251: The PowerDNS Recursor can be made to crash by sending
malformed questions to it over TCP potentially executing code.
CVE-2006-4252: Zero second CNAME TTLs can make PowerDNS exhaust allocated
stack space and crash.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_70_pdns.html
Threat Level: Medium
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