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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
ISC BIND Data Conversion Overflow in Debug Logging Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034740
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8705   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.10.0 - 9.10.3-P2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ISC BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can cause the target 'named' service to crash when OPT pseudo-Resource Record data or ECS options are formatted to text.

Both authoritative and recursive servers that perform debug logging are affected.

Tatuya Jinmei of Infoblox reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target 'named' service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.10.3-P3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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