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Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:54:02 +1100
From: Michael Samuel <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request New-djbdns: dnscache: potential cache poisoning

On 17 February 2014 19:33, P J P <> wrote:

>   Hello,
> +-- On Wed, 12 Feb 2014, P J P wrote --+
> | +-- On Wed, 12 Feb 2014, Michael Samuel wrote --+
> | | >  ->
> | | The same issue, different result.
> |
> |   Yes, true. Thank you for confirming.
>   So, does this qualify for a CVE?

I think I've come around to a yes for this one. Pushing attacker-chosen
out of the cache after only 100 packets is clearly not what the admin
wants.  It
makes a secondary attack (DNS over UDP blind cache poisoning) much more
viable than it was.

I can think of some DoS scenarios where this vector would assist another


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