Arkoon FAST360 DNS module denial of service

fast360-dns-dos (27004) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Multiple versions of the Arkoon Fast360 security appliance are vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by an error in the FAST DNS module. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted DNS message to cause the device to reboot.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest firmware version (3.0/30 or later) or (4.0/2 or later), as listed in Arkoon Security Bulletin AK-2006-02. See References.

References:

  • Arkoon Security Bulletin AK-2006-02: Fast DNS analysis vulnerability.
  • CVE-2006-7054: The DNS module in Arkoon FAST360 UTM appliances 3.0 up to 3.0/29, 3.1 through 3.3, and 4.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a malformed DNS message, as demonstrated by the PROTOS DNS testing suite.
  • OSVDB ID: 26386: FAST360 Appliance DNS Analysis Malformed Packet DoS
  • SA20618: FAST360 Appliance DNS Analysis Denial of Service

Platforms Affected:

  • Arkoon FAST360 3.0
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.1
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.2
  • Arkoon FAST360 3.3
  • Arkoon FAST360 4.0

Reported:

Jun 06, 2006

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