Updated pdns-recursor packages fix CVE-2014-8601Publication date: 10 Dec 2014
Affected Mageia releases : 4
Updated pdns-recursor package fixes security vulnerability: PowerDNS Recursor before version 3.6.2, could be negatively impacted by specially configured, hard to resolve domain names. A remote attacker, by sending a query for such a domain name, could cause severe performance degradation in PowerDNS Recursor, causing a denial of service (CVE-2014-8601). The pdns-recursor package has been updated to version 3.6.2, fixing this issue and several other bugs, as well as providing additional features.