Upstream information

CVE-2016-6171 at MITRE

Description

Knot DNS before 2.3.0 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion and slave server crash) via a large zone transfer for (1) DDNS, (2) AXFR, or (3) IXFR.

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 SUSE
Base Score 5 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.6
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 987869 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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