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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16855

An issue has been found in PowerDNS Recursor before version 4.1.8 where a remote attacker sending a DNS query can trigger an out-of-bounds memory read while computing the hash of the query for a packet cache lookup, possibly leading to a crash.
Publish Date : 2018-12-03 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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)
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16855

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Powerdns Recursor 3.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.0 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.0 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Powerdns Recursor 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Powerdns Recursor 47

- References For CVE-2018-16855

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16855 CONFIRM
https://docs.powerdns.com/recursor/security-advisories/powerdns-advisory-2018-09.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16855

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


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