Intrusion Prevention

PowerDNS.Recursor.DoS

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in PowerDNS.
The vulnerability is due to a validation error when the vulnerable software handles a DNS query. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

PowerDNS PowerDNS Recursor 3.6.0

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://doc.powerdns.com/html/powerdns-advisory-2014-01.html

CVE References

CVE-2014-3614