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ISC BIND lwresd Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

ISC BIND is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The lwresd component in BIND (which is not enabled by default) could crash while processing an overlong request name. This could lead to a denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

BIND 9

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to 9.9.9-P1, 9.10.4-P1, 9.11.0b1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)