DNS Libevent DNS Parsing Denial Of Service -1 (CVE-2007-1030)

Rule ID

1058049

Severity

High

Description

Niels Provos libevent 1.2 and 1.2a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a DNS response containing a label pointer that references its own offset.

Impact

Denial of service

Recommendation

Update vendor's patch.

IPS Category

DoS attacks

IPS Anomaly Group

N/A

IPS Rule Default Action

Deny

Reference

Keyword

N/A

Created At

2013/09/30

Updated At

2024/04/24

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