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[SA16142] Domain Name Relay Daemon Two Vulnerabilities

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Thu Jul 21 2005 - 10:52:47 CDT


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TITLE:
Domain Name Relay Daemon Two Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16142

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16142/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
Domain Name Relay Daemon (DNRD) 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/5425/

DESCRIPTION:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in DNRD, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and
potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An unspecified boundary error can be exploited to cause a buffer
overflow via a specially crafted DNS packet.

2) An infinite recursion error can be exploited to cause a stack
overflow and crash the application via a specially crafted DNS
packet.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.19.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=482568

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