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Category:   Device (Embedded Server/Appliance)  >   McAfee Email and Web Security Appliance Vendors:   McAfee
(McAfee Issues Fix for McAfee Email and Web Security) ISC BIND RUNTIME_CHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive Resolvers
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028659
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028659
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-3919   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 11 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. McAfee Email and Web Security is affected.

A remote user can send a request for a specially crafted zone to a target recursive resolver to trigger a fatal "RUNTIME_CHECK" error in 'resolver.c' and cause the target resolver to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target server to exit, preventing recursive DNS clients from using the server.
Solution:   McAfee has issued a fix for McAfee Email and Web Security (5.6 Patch 5).

The McAfee advisory is available at:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB78482

Vendor URL:  kb.isc.org/article/AA-00967 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jun 5 2013 ISC BIND RUNTIME_CHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive Resolvers



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