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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4194

The p_exec_query function in src/dns_query.c in pdnsd before 1.2.7-par allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a long DNS reply with many entries in the answer section, related to a "dangling pointer bug."
Publish Date : 2008-09-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4194

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.7a Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.8b1-par6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.8b1-par5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.8b1-par4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.8b1-par8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.8b1-par7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.9-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.10-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.11a-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.1.11-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.2-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.2.1 Par Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.2.4-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.2.5-par Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pdnsd Pdnsd 1.2.6-par Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pdnsd Pdnsd 16

- References For CVE-2008-4194
XF pdnsd-pexecquery-dos(45594) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4194

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