Upstream information

CVE-2006-4251 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in PowerDNS Recursor 3.1.3 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed TCP DNS query that prevents Recursor from properly calculating the TCP DNS query length.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 219355 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 05:09:39 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:17:30 2023