DescriptionPowerDNS Authoritative daemon , pdns versions 4.0.x before 4.0.9, 4.1.x before 4.1.11, exiting when encountering a serial between 2^31 and 2^32-1 while trying to notify a slave leads to DoS.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs970729

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdns (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.0.3-1+deb9u5vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.4.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - pdns <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - pdns <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - pdns <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed in 4.2.0, 4.1.11, 4.0.9, for existing installations a manual schema update
needs to be performed.

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