CVE-2006-4251

NameCVE-2006-4251
DescriptionBuffer overflow in PowerDNS Recursor 3.1.3 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed TCP DNS query that prevents Recursor from properly calculating the TCP DNS query length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1211
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs398557

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdns (PTS)wheezy3.1-4.1fixed
jessie3.4.1-4+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)3.4.1-4+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid4.0.0~alpha2-4fixed
pdns-recursor (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.3-3+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.6.2-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.0.0~alpha2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pdnssource(unstable)2.9.20-4high
pdnssourcesarge2.9.17-13sarge3highDSA-1211
pdns-recursorsource(unstable)3.1.4-1high398557

Notes

Recursor module has been moved to pdns-recursor

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