ESB-2017.2116 - [UNIX/Linux][FreeBSD] dnsdist: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-23

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                               ESB-2017.2116
                    dnsdist -- multiple vulnerabilities
                              23 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           dnsdist
Publisher:         FreeBSD
Operating System:  FreeBSD
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service    -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7557 CVE-2016-7069 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/198d82f3-8777-11e7-950a-e8e0b747a45a.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than FreeBSD. It is recommended that administrators
         running dnsdist check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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dnsdist -- multiple vulnerabilities

Affected packages

dnsdist < 1.2.0

Details

VuXML ID 198d82f3-8777-11e7-950a-e8e0b747a45a

Discovery 2017-08-21

Entry 2017-08-22

PowerDNS Security Advisory reports:

The first issue can lead to a denial of service on 32-bit if a backend sends 
crafted answers, and the second to an alteration of dnsdist's ACL if the API 
is enabled, writable and an authenticated user is tricked into visiting a 
crafted website.

References

CVE Name CVE-2016-7069

CVE Name CVE-2017-7557

URL https://dnsdist.org/security-advisories/index.html

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