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Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 22:41:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: pdnsd <1.2.7 Denial of Service

Name: CVE-2008-4194
Status: Candidate
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-2582
Reference: URL:

The p_exec_query function in src/dns_query.c in pdnsd before 1.2.7-par
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash)
via a long DNS reply with many entries in the answer section, related
to a "dangling pointer bug."

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