Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PowerDNS Recursor, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||net-dns/pdns-recursor on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.6.1-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.6.1-r1|
PowerDNS Recursor is a high-end, high-performance resolving name server
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PowerDNS Recursor. Please review the CVE identifiers and PowerDNS blog post referenced below for details.
A remote attacker may be able to send specially crafted packets, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof DNS data.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PowerDNS Recursor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/pdns-recursor-3.6.1-r1"