[manjaro-security] [arch-security] [ASA-201711-30] powerdns: access restriction bypass
Remi Gacogne via arch-security
arch-security at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 28 00:04:16 CET 2017
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201711-30
Date : 2017-11-27
CVE-ID : CVE-2017-15091
Package : powerdns
Type : access restriction bypass
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-519
The package powerdns before version 4.0.5-1 is vulnerable to access
Upgrade to 4.0.5-1.
# pacman -Syu "powerdns>=4.0.5-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 4.0.5.
An issue has been found in the API component of PowerDNS Authoritative
< 4.0.5, where some operations that have an impact on the state of the
server are still allowed even though the API has been configured as
read-only via the 'api-readonly' keyword. This missing check allows an
attacker with valid API credentials could flush the cache, trigger a
zone transfer or send a NOTIFY.
A remote, authenticated attacker can flush the cache, trigger a zone
transfer or send a NOTIFY through the API even though it was configured
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