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CVE-2016-5426 Detail

Current Description

PowerDNS (aka pdns) Authoritative Server before 3.4.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (backend CPU consumption) via a long qname.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3664
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/09/3 Release Notes
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92917
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036761
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2016-01/ Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/PowerDNS/pdns/commit/881b5b03a590198d03008e4200dd00cc537712f3 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:powerdns:authoritative:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.4.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5426
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017