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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   F5 Enterprise Manager Vendors:   F5 Networks
(F5 Issues Fix for F5 Enterprise Manager) ISC BIND RDATA Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028112
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-5166   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 12 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.6.0 - 1.8.0, 2.0.0 - 2.3.0, 3.0.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ISC BIND. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. F5 Enterprise Manager is affected.

A remote user can send a request for a record that has been loaded with specific combinations of RDATA to cause the target named service to lock up.

This can be exploited against recursive servers by causing the target recursive server to query for records provided by an authoritative server.

Jake Montgomery of Dyn, Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to lock up and fail to respond to queries or control commands.
Solution:   F5 has issued a fix for F5 Enterprise Manager (3.1.0).

The F5 advisory is available at:

Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 11 2012 ISC BIND RDATA Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service

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