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Category:Denial of Service
Title:PowerDNS Recursor < 4.1.8 DoS Vulnerability
Summary:PowerDNS Recursor is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.
PowerDNS Recursor is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
An issue has been found in PowerDNS Recursor 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.

Affected Software/OS:
PowerDNS Recursor versions 4.1.0 until 4.1.7.

Upgrade to version 4.1.8 or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16855
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