Upstream information

CVE-2017-15094 at MITRE


An issue has been found in the DNSSEC parsing code of PowerDNS Recursor from 4.0.0 up to and including 4.0.6 leading to a memory leak when parsing specially crafted DNSSEC ECDSA keys. These keys are only parsed when validation is enabled by setting dnssec to a value other than off or process-no-validate (default).

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 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: 1069242 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • pdns-recursor >= 3.7.3-9.3.1
  • pdns-recursor-debuginfo >= 3.7.3-9.3.1
  • pdns-recursor-debugsource >= 3.7.3-9.3.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • pdns-recursor >= 4.0.5-3.1
  • pdns-recursor-debuginfo >= 4.0.5-3.1
  • pdns-recursor-debugsource >= 4.0.5-3.1