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powerdns -- denial of service

Affected packages
3.4.0 <= powerdns < 3.4.6


VuXML ID 55c43f5b-5190-11e5-9ad8-14dae9d210b8
Discovery 2015-09-02
Entry 2015-09-02

PowerDNS reports:

A bug was found in our DNS packet parsing/generation code, which, when exploited, can cause individual threads (disabling service) or whole processes (allowing a supervisor to restart them) to crash with just one or a few query packets.


CVE Name CVE-2015-5230