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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4009

Original release date: 01/08/2010
Last revised: 01/11/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in PowerDNS Recursor before 3.1.7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.

Impact

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

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023403
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=552285
External Source: XF
Name: powerdns-unspecified-bo(55438)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38068
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0209
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0054
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 37650
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38004
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100106 Critical PowerDNS Recursor Security Vulnerabilities: please upgrade ASAP to 3.1.7.2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0228
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://doc.powerdns.com/powerdns-advisory-2010-01.html

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