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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4009

Buffer overflow in PowerDNS Recursor before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.
Publish Date : 2010-01-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-4009 unix
DSA-1968 pdns-recursor -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7153 unix
DSA-1968-1 pdns-recursor -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12888 unix
DSA-1968-2 pdns-recursor -- DNS cache poisoning oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13457 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-4009

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Powerdns Recursor * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.0 Rc1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.9.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.9.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.9.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Powerdns Recursor 2.9.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Powerdns Recursor * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Powerdns Recursor 18

- References For CVE-2009-4009
XF powerdns-unspecified-bo(55438)
SECTRACK 1023403
BID 37650 PowerDNS Recurser Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-24 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-0054
BUGTRAQ 20100106 Critical PowerDNS Recursor Security Vulnerabilities: please upgrade ASAP to

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4009

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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