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F5 BIG-IP - BIND vulnerability CVE-2015-5986

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

F5 Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing a security patch.

Insight

Insight

An incorrect boundary check in openpgpkey_61.c can cause named to terminate due to a REQUIRE assertion failure.  This defect can be deliberately exploited by an attacker who can provide a maliciously constructed response in answer to a query. (CVE-2015-5986)

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)