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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-14644

PowerDNS Recursor: denial of service via Cached Meta-Type DNS Query

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Cached Meta-Type DNS Query of PowerDNS Recursor, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable software: openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on service.
Attacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 11/12/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-14644, openSUSE-SU-2018:4062-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:4151-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:4152-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:4177-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27997.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Cached Meta-Type DNS Query of PowerDNS Recursor, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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