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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
BIND OpenPGP Key Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target DNS Service to Terminate
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033453
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033453
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5986   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 2 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.9.7 - 9.9.7-P2, 9.10.2 - 9.10.2-P3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can return a specially crafted response to a query from the target server to trigger a boundary validation flaw in 'openpgpkey_61.c' and cause the target named service to terminate.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to terminate.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.9.7-P3, 9.10.2-P4, 9.9.8rc1, 9.10.3rc1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01291/74/CVE-2015-5986%3A-An-incorrect-boundary-check-can-trigger-a-REQUIRE-assertion-failure-in-openpgpkey_61.c.html

Vendor URL:  kb.isc.org/article/AA-01291/74/CVE-2015-5986%3A-An-incorrect-boundary-check-can-trigger-a-REQUIRE-assertion-failure-in-openpgpkey_61.c.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 22 2015 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple OS X Server) BIND OpenPGP Key Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target DNS Service to Terminate
Apple has issued a fix for Apple OS X Server.
Oct 28 2015 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM Proventia Network Enterprise Scanner) BIND OpenPGP Key Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target DNS Service to Terminate
IBM has issued a fix for IBM Proventia Network Enterprise Scanner.



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