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Category:   Device (Firewall)  >   McAfee Firewall Enterprise Vendors:   McAfee
(McAfee Issues Fix for McAfee Firewall Enterprise) ISC BIND TKEY Query Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033393
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033393
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5477   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 27 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ISC BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash. McAfee Firewall Enterprise is affected.

A remote user can send a specially crafted TKEY query packet to trigger a REQUIRE assertion failure and cause the named service to crash. The flaw occurs prior to the access control list checks.

Recursive and authoritative servers are affected.

Jonathan Foote reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target named service to crash.
Solution:   McAfee has issued a fix for McAfee Firewall Enterprise (7.0.1.03E76, 8.3.1E81, 8.3.2E61).

The McAfee advisory is available at:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10126

Vendor URL:  kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10126 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 29 2015 ISC BIND TKEY Query Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash



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