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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200601-16 ] MyDNS: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: MyDNS: Denial of Service (GLSA 200601-16)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: January 30, 2006
Bug(s): #119548
ID: 200601-16

Synopsis

MyDNS contains a vulnerability that may lead to a Denial of Service attack.

Background

MyDNS is a DNS server using a MySQL database as a backend. It is designed to allow for fast updates and small resource usage.

Affected Packages

Package: net-dns/mydns
Vulnerable: < 1.1.0
Unaffected: >= 1.1.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

MyDNS contains an unspecified flaw that may allow a remote Denial of Service.

Impact

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending malformed DNS queries to the MyDNS server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All MyDNS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/mydns-1.1.0"


References

CVE-2006-0351


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