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Category:Denial of Service
Title:Knot Resolver < 5.1.1 NXNSAttack Vulnerability
Summary:Knot Resolver is prone to a denial of service vulnerability (NXNSAttack).
Knot Resolver is prone to a denial of service vulnerability (NXNSAttack).

Vulnerability Insight:
Knot Resolver allows traffic amplification via a crafted DNS answer from
an attacker-controlled server, aka an 'NXNSAttack' issue. This is triggered by random subdomains in the
NSDNAME in NS records.

Affected Software/OS:
Knot Resolver prior to version 5.1.1.

Update to version 5.1.1 or later.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-12667
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