Upstream information

CVE-2016-6172 at MITRE

Description

PowerDNS (aka pdns) Authoritative Server before 4.0.1 allows remote primary DNS servers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion and secondary DNS server crash) via a large (1) AXFR or (2) IXFR response.

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 7.1 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 987872 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • pdns >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-ldap >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-ldap-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-lua >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-lua-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-mydns >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-mydns-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-mysql >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-mysql-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-postgresql >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-postgresql-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-sqlite3 >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-backend-sqlite3-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-debuginfo >= 3.4.6-3.1
  • pdns-debugsource >= 3.4.6-3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1004
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
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA pdns-recursor