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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   McAfee Firewall Enterprise Vendors:   McAfee
(McAfee Issues Fix for McAfee Firewall Enterprise) BIND Regex Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028370
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-2266   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 1 2013
Original Entry Date:  Mar 29 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.2.x, 8.3.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. McAfee Firewall Enterprise is affected.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to cause the target named service to consume all available memory evaluating a regular expression and crash.

BIND 9.6.x and 10.x are not affected.

Windows-based versions are not affected.

Matthew Horsfall of Dyn, Inc. reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target name service to crash.
Solution:   McAfee has issued a fix for McAfee Firewall Enterprise (8.2.1P08, 8.3.0E16, 8.3.1P01).

McAfee Firewall Enterprise version 8.x is affected. Version 7.x is not affected.

The McAfee advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error, State error

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Mar 27 2013 BIND Regex Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service

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