The label decompression functionality in PowerDNS Recursor before 3.6.4 and 3.7.x before 3.7.3 and Authoritative (Auth) Server before 3.3.3 and 3.4.x before 3.4.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or crash) via a request with a long name that refers to itself. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1868.
Published 2015-11-02 19:59:10
Updated 2015-11-04 02:44:07
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2015-5470

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2015-5470
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2015-5470 1,747
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5470

0.52%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 74 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5470

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5470

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-5470

Products affected by CVE-2015-5470

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