openSUSE-SU-2018:4177-1: moderate: Security update for pdns-recursor

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for pdns-recursor

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:4177-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1114157 #1114169 #1114170 #1116592
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10851 CVE-2018-14626 CVE-2018-14644
Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for pdns-recursor fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-10851: Fixed denial of service via crafted zone record or
crafted answer (bsc#1114157).
– CVE-2018-14644: Fixed denial of service via crafted query for meta-types
– CVE-2018-14626: Fixed packet cache pollution via crafted query
– CVE-2018-16855: Fixed case where a crafted query could cause a denial of
service (bsc#1116592)

This update was imported from the openSUSE:Leap:15.0:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1570=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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