Upstream information

CVE-2015-1868 at MITRE


The label decompression functionality in PowerDNS Recursor 3.5.x, 3.6.x before 3.6.3, and 3.7.x before 3.7.2 and Authoritative (Auth) Server 3.2.x, 3.3.x before 3.3.2, and 3.4.x before 3.4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or crash) via a request with a name that refers to itself.

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 927569 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 943078 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • pdns >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-geoip >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-godbc >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-ldap >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-lua >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-mydns >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-mysql >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-postgresql >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-remote >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-backend-sqlite3 >= 4.0.1-1.2
  • pdns-recursor >= 4.0.3-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns-4.0.1-1.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns-recursor-4.0.3-1.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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: Fri Apr 17 11:28:49 2015
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:08:28 2023