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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2076

Original release date: 04/27/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Memory leak in Paul Rombouts pdnsd before 1.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a DNS query with an unsupported (1) QTYPE or (2) QCLASS, as demonstrated by the OUSPG PROTOS DNS test suite.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.phys.uu.nl/~rombouts/pdnsd.html
External Source: BID
Name: 17694
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19835
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/br-20060425-00311.html?lang=en
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1528
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1505
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#955777
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20055
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060425-00312.pdf?lang=en
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015989
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: dns-improper-request-handling(26081)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-10

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