Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3096-1 pdns-recursor -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Dec 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-8601.
- More information:
Florian Maury from ANSSI discovered a flaw in pdns-recursor, a recursive DNS server : a remote attacker controlling maliciously-constructed zones or a rogue server could affect the performance of pdns-recursor, thus leading to resource exhaustion and a potential denial-of-service.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.3-3+deb7u1.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.6.2-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pdns-recursor packages.