ISC BIND recursive INSIST denial of service

bind-recursive-insist-dos (28744) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ISC BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Daemon) is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by improper handling of recursive queries. A remote attacker could send multiple recursive queries causing an INSIST failure resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

For Apple Mac OS X:
Apply Apple Security Update 2007-005, available from the Apple Web site. See References.

Upgrade to the latest version of BIND (9.2.6-P1 or later) or (9.3.2-P1 or later), available from the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) Web site. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1172-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200609-11 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For NetBSD:
Refer to NetBSD Security Advisory 2006-022 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.9
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.9
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • ISC BIND 9.2.0
  • ISC BIND 9.2.1
  • ISC BIND 9.2.2
  • ISC BIND 9.2.3
  • ISC BIND 9.2.4
  • ISC BIND 9.2.5
  • ISC BIND 9.2.6
  • ISC BIND 9.3
  • ISC BIND 9.3.0
  • ISC BIND 9.3.1
  • ISC BIND 9.3.2
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0
  • NetBSD NetBSD 3.0
  • NetBSD NetBSD 3.0.1
  • NetBSD NetBSD 3.0.2
  • NetBSD NetBSD 4.0 beta
  • NetBSD NetBSD CURRENT
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG 2.5
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG CURRENT
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux FUJI
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Home
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Multimedia
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Personal
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 2.0

Reported:

Sep 05, 2006

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