PowerDNS Recursor up to and including 4.5.9, 4.6.2 and 4.7.1, when protobuf logging is enabled, has Improper Cleanup upon a Thrown Exception, leading to a denial of service (daemon crash) via a DNS query that leads to an answer with specific properties.
Published 2022-08-23 17:15:15
Updated 2022-10-29 02:52:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2022-37428

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2022-37428
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2022-37428 2,007
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-37428

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 51 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-37428

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
MITRE
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-37428

  • The product does not properly "clean up" and remove temporary or supporting resources after they have been used.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-37428

Products affected by CVE-2022-37428

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