Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3307-1 pdns-recursor -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-5470.
- More information:
Toshifumi Sakaguchi discovered that the patch applied to pdns-recursor, a recursive DNS server, fixing CVE-2015-1868, was insufficient in some cases, allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service-affecting CPU spikes and in some cases a crash).
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.6.2-2+deb8u2.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.7.3-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.7.3-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pdns-recursor packages.