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ISC BIND 'buffer.c' Assertion Failure Denial of Service Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with ISC BIND and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to the 'buffer.c' script in named in ISC BIND does not properly construct responses.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ISC BIND 9 before 9.9.9-P3, 9.10.x before 9.10.4-P3, and 9.11.x before 9.11.0rc3 on Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to ISC BIND version 9.9.9-P3 or 9.10.4-P3 or 9.11.0rc3 or later on Linux.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)