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|Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-33 ] PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabiliti
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PowerDNS Recursor: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-33)
Date: December 22, 2014
Bug(s): #299942, #404377, #514946, #531992
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PowerDNS Recursor, the
worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
PowerDNS Recursor is a high-end, high-performance resolving name server
Vulnerable: < 3.6.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.6.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PowerDNS Recursor.
Please review the CVE identifiers and PowerDNS blog post referenced below
A remote attacker may be able to send specially crafted packets,
possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service
condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof DNS data.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PowerDNS Recursor users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/pdns-recursor-3.6.1-r1"
Related to recent DoS attacks: Recursor configuration file guidance