Upstream information

CVE-2017-14339 at MITRE


The DNS packet parser in YADIFA before 2.2.6 does not check for the presence of infinite pointer loops, and thus it is possible to force it to enter an infinite loop. This can cause high CPU usage and makes the server unresponsive.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important 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 entry: 1059667 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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