Upstream information

CVE-2017-15091 at MITRE

Description

An issue has been found in the API component of PowerDNS Authoritative 4.x up to and including 4.0.4 and 3.x up to and including 3.4.11, where some operations that have an impact on the state of the server are still allowed even though the API has been configured as read-only via the api-readonly keyword. This missing check allows an attacker with valid API credentials to flush the cache, trigger a zone transfer or send a NOTIFY.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1069242 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • pdns >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-geoip >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-godbc >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-ldap >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-lmdb >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-lua >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-mysql >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-postgresql >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-remote >= 4.5.1-1.5
  • pdns-backend-sqlite3 >= 4.5.1-1.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns-4.5.1-1.5


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 pdns Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 pdns Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 pdns Analysis


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Nov 21 17:15:29 2017
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 18:28:58 2023