ISC BIND RRset denial of service

bind-rrsets-dos (31838) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper validation of responses to type "*" (ANY) queries. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause an assertion failure on authoritative servers when more than one SIG RRset is returned, resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of BIND (9.2.8 or later, 9.3.4 or later, or 9.4.0rc2), available from the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 3.0.1:
Apply Patch Bundle ESX-1001691, available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 3.0.0:
Apply Patch Bundle ESX-1001206, available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 3.0.2:
Apply Patch Bundle ESX-1001725, available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 2.5.4:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware ESX (patch 10 Build 53326 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 2.5.3:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware ESX (patch 13 Build 52488 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 2.1.3:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware ESX (patch 8 Build 53228 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

For VMware ESX 2.0.2:
Upgrade to the latest version of VMware ESX (patch 8 Build 52650 or later), available from the VMware Web site. See References.

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

For Mandriva Linux:
Refer to MDKSA-2007:030 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2007:014 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1254-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux:
Refer to USN-418-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200702-06 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Turbolinux:
Refer to TLSA-2007-9 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For OpenPKG:
Refer to OpenPKG-SA-2007.007 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2007:0057-3 or RHSA-2007:0044 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For IBM AIX:
Refer to IBM APAR IY95618, IBM APAR IY95619, IBM APAR IY96144, or IBM APAR IY96324 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For HP-UX (bind):
Refer to HPSBUX02219 SSRT061273 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Sun Solaris (BIND DNSSEC):
Refer to Sun Alert ID: 102969 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For HP Tru64 UNIX (BIND):
Refer to HPSBTU02207 SSRT061239 rev.2 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 5.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.10
  • Compaq Tru64 4.0f_pk8
  • Compaq Tru64 4.0g_pk4
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1a_pk6
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1b3
  • Compaq Tru64 5.1b4
  • Compaq Tru64 6.6
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • HP HP-UX 11.11
  • HP HP-UX 11.23
  • IBM AIX 5.3
  • ISC BIND 9.3.0
  • ISC BIND 9.3.1
  • ISC BIND 9.3.2
  • ISC BIND 9.3.3
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a1
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a2
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a3
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a4
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a5
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0a6
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0b1
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0b2
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0b3
  • ISC BIND 9.4.0b4
  • ISC BIND 9.5.0a1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 2.0
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • Novell Linux POS 9
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG 2-STABLE
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG CURRENT
  • OpenPKG OpenPKG Enterprise E1.0-SOLID
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • Sun Solaris 10 SPARC
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
  • SuSE SuSE Linux OpenExchange Server 4
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Retail Solution 8
  • SuSE SuSE Linux School Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE SLED 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 10
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Server x64 Ed
  • 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
  • VMware ESX Server 2.0.2
  • VMware ESX Server 2.1.3
  • VMware ESX Server 2.5.3
  • VMware ESX Server 2.5.4
  • VMware ESX Server 3.0.0
  • VMware ESX Server 3.0.1
  • VMware ESX Server 3.0.2

Reported:

Jan 25, 2007

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