Arch Linux update for powerdns

Published: 2022-04-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-27227
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Arch Linux
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Arch Linux

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU61631

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-27227

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of an incoming IXFR transfer. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the server and cause incomplete zone transfer to be handled as successful transfers.


Update the affected package powerdns to version 4.6.1-1.

Vulnerable software versions

Arch Linux: All versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?