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Category:   OS (Other)  >   TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS Vendors:   HPE
(HP Issues Fix for TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS) BIND Query Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031388
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-4096   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 17 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.7 ECO5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. HP TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS is affected.

A remote user (DNS server) can send specially crafted RRset responses in return to a recursive SIG query to cause the requesting named service to crash [CVE-2006-4095].

A remote user can also send specially crafted queries to trigger an INSIST failure and cause the requesting service(s) to crash [CVE-2006-4096].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target named service to crash.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for CVE-2006-4096 for TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS (5.7 ECO5).

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error, Input validation error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 5 2006 BIND Query Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service

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