Debian: DSA-3307-1: pdns-recursor security update

    Date09 Jul 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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).
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3307-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    July 09, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pdns-recursor
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-1868
    
    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.
    
    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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