Debian: DSA-2385-1: pdns security update

    Date 10 Jan 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ray Morris discovered that the PowerDNS authoritative sever responds to response packets. An attacker who can spoof the source address of IP packets can cause an endless packet loop between a PowerDNS authoritative server and another DNS server, leading to a denial of
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2385-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    January 10, 2012                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pdns
    Vulnerability  : packet loop
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-0206
    
    Ray Morris discovered that the PowerDNS authoritative sever responds
    to response packets.  An attacker who can spoof the source address of
    IP packets can cause an endless packet loop between a PowerDNS
    authoritative server and another DNS server, leading to a denial of
    service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.9.21.2-1+lenny1.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.9.22-8+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pdns packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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