Upstream information

CVE-2007-3409 at MITRE


Net::DNS before 0.60, a Perl module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a malformed compressed DNS packet with self-referencing pointers, which triggers an infinite loop.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 291468 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 15:33:54 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:37 2022