Zero-friction vulnerability management platform

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

PowerDNS Authoritative Server AXFR Response Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

PowerDNS Authoritative Server is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Primary DNS servers may cause a denial of service (secondary DNS server crash) via a large AXFR response, and possibly allows IXFR servers to cause a denial of service (IXFR client crash) via a large IXFR response and allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (primary DNS server crash) via a large UPDATE message

Affected Software

Affected Software

PowerDNS Authoritative Server Version <= 3.4.9

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 4.0.1 or later

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)