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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM AIX) BIND Class Attribute Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target named Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035119
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035119
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8000   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 27 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.x - 9.9.8, 9.10.0 - 9.10.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user that can cause the target server to request a record with a specially crafted class attribute can trigger a parsing error in 'db.c' and cause the target named service to crash.

Servers that perform recursive queries are affected.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target named service to crash.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM AIX.

5.3.12: APAR IV80187
6.1.9: APAR IV80188
7.1.3: APAR IV80189
7.1.4: APAR IV80191
7.2.0: APAR IV80192

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory10.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory10.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (AIX)
Underlying OS Comments:  5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 15 2015 BIND Class Attribute Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Cause the Target named Service to Crash



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