maradns -- memory leaks

2007-06-23T00:00:00
ID DSA-1319
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2007-06-23T00:00:00

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in MaraDNS, a simple security-aware Domain Name Service server. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory leaks, allowing denial of service.

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory leaks, allowing denial of service.

It was discovered that malformed DNS requests can trigger memory leaks, allowing denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.12.04-1etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.12.06-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your maradns packages.