An issue has been found in PowerDNS Authoritative Server allowing an authorized user to crash the server by inserting a specially crafted record in a zone under their control then sending a DNS query for that record. The issue is due to an integer overflow when checking if the content of the record matches the expected size, allowing an attacker to cause a read past the buffer boundary.
Created pdns tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1413518]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1413520]
Created pdns-recursor tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1413519]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1413521]
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.