CVE-2016-6171

Published: 09 February 2017

Knot DNS before 2.3.0 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion and slave server crash) via a large zone transfer for (1) DDNS, (2) AXFR, or (3) IXFR.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.6

Status

Package Release Status
knot
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(2.3.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(2.3.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.3.0-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.3.0-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)