CVE-2011-3581

NameCVE-2011-3581
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the ldns_rr_new_frm_str_internal function in ldns before 1.6.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a Resource Record (RR) with an unknown type containing input that is longer than a specified length.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2353-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs647297

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ldns (PTS)wheezy1.6.13-1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1.6.13-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie1.6.17-5fixed
stretch1.7.0-1fixed
buster, sid1.7.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ldnssource(unstable)1.6.11-1medium647297
ldnssourcelenny1.4.0-1+lenny2mediumDSA-2353-1
ldnssourcesqueeze1.6.6-2+squeeze1mediumDSA-2353-1

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