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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) ISC BIND Overflow in Processing Address Prefix List Data Lets Remote Authenticated Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034741
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034741
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8704   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3.0 - 9.8.8, 9.9.0 - 9.9.8-P2, 9.9.3-S1 - 9.9.8-S3, 9.10.0 - 9.10.3-P2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ISC BIND. A remote authenticated user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted Address Prefix List (APL) data to trigger a buffer overflow and cause the target named service to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'apl_42.c'.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target 'named' service to crash.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2874-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2874-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.04, 15.10

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