Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-15091
An issue has been found in the API component of PowerDNS Authoritative 4.x up to and including 4.0.4 and 3.x up to and including 3.4.11, where some operations that have an impact on the state of the server are still allowed even though the API has been configured as read-only via the api-readonly keyword. This missing check allows an attacker with valid API credentials to flush the cache, trigger a zone transfer or send a NOTIFY.
Threat overview for CVE-2017-15091
Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-15091
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2017-15091 6,498
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-15091
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.07%
CVSS scores for CVE-2017-15091
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CWE ids for CVE-2017-15091
The product does not implement or incorrectly implements one or more security-relevant checks as specified by the design of a standardized algorithm, protocol, or technique.Assigned by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Primary)
The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.Assigned by: email@example.com (Secondary)
References for CVE-2017-15091
PowerDNS Authoritative Server Module Multiple Security VulnerabilitiesThird Party Advisory;VDB Entry
PowerDNS Security Advisory 2017-04: Missing check on API operations — PowerDNS Authoritative Server documentationPatch;Vendor Advisory
Products affected by CVE-2017-15091