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HistoryMay 20, 2020 - 12:00 a.m.

Knot Resolver < 5.1.1 NXNSAttack Vulnerability

2020-05-2000:00:00
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Knot Resolver is prone to a denial of service vulnerability (NXNSAttack).

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CPE = "cpe:/a:nic:knot_resolver";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.143941");
  script_version("2020-05-26T08:07:04+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-05-26 08:07:04 +0000 (Tue, 26 May 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2020-05-20 03:16:44 +0000 (Wed, 20 May 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2020-12667");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version_unreliable");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_name("Knot Resolver < 5.1.1 NXNSAttack Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2020 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_knot_resolver_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("knot/resolver/detected");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Knot Resolver is prone to a denial of service vulnerability (NXNSAttack).");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Knot Resolver allows traffic amplification via a crafted DNS answer from
  an attacker-controlled server, aka an 'NXNSAttack' issue. This is triggered by random subdomains in the
  NSDNAME in NS records.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Knot Resolver prior to version 5.1.1.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 5.1.1 or later.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.knot-resolver.cz/2020-05-19-knot-resolver-5.1.1.html");

  exit(0);
}

include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if (!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe: CPE, exit_no_version: TRUE))
  exit(0);

version = infos["version"];
location = infos["location"];

if (version_is_less(version: version, test_version: "5.1.1")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: version, fixed_version: "5.1.1", install_path: location);
  security_message(port: 0, data: report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);
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