Upstream information

CVE-2014-8601 at MITRE


PowerDNS Recursor before 3.6.2 does not limit delegation chaining, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service ("performance degradations") via a large or infinite number of referrals, as demonstrated by resolving domains hosted by

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
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 906583 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • pdns-recursor >= 3.6.2-8.4.1
  • pdns-recursor-debuginfo >= 3.6.2-8.4.1
  • pdns-recursor-debugsource >= 3.6.2-8.4.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • pdns-recursor >= 4.0.3-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns-recursor