CVE-2015-1868

NameCVE-2015-1868
DescriptionThe label decompression functionality in PowerDNS Recursor 3.5.x, 3.6.x before 3.6.3, and 3.7.x before 3.7.2 and Authoritative (Auth) Server 3.2.x, 3.3.x before 3.3.2, and 3.4.x before 3.4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or crash) via a request with a name that refers to itself.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdns (PTS)jessie3.4.1-4+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)3.4.1-4+deb8u7fixed
stretch4.0.3-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.1.4-1fixed
pdns-recursor (PTS)jessie3.6.2-2+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)3.6.2-2+deb8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0.4-1+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid4.1.4-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pdnssource(unstable)3.4.4-1high
pdnssourcejessie3.4.1-4+deb8u1high
pdnssourcesqueeze(not affected)
pdnssourcewheezy(not affected)
pdns-recursorsource(unstable)3.7.2-1high
pdns-recursorsourcejessie3.6.2-2+deb8u1high
pdns-recursorsourcesqueeze(not affected)
pdns-recursorsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - pdns <not-affected> (3.2 and up affected)
[squeeze] - pdns <not-affected> (3.2 and up affected)
[wheezy] - pdns-recursor <not-affected> (3.5 and up affected)
[squeeze] - pdns-recursor <not-affected> (3.5 and up affected)
https://doc.powerdns.com/md/security/powerdns-advisory-2015-01/

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