Intrusion Prevention

DNS.Label.Compression.Recursion.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against Denial of Service vulnerability exists in Niels Provos libevent.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted DNS packet. A remote attacker can exploit this to crash the target vulnerable system.

Affected Products

Niels Provos libevent 1.2
Niels Provos libevent 1.2a

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://libevent.org/

CVE References

CVE-2007-1030