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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM AIX) BIND Bug in 'buffer.c' Constructing Query Responses Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037317
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037317
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2776   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 18 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.0.x - 9.8.x, 9.9.0 - 9.9.9-P2, 9.9.3-S1 - 9.9.9-S3, 9.10.0 - 9.10.4-P2, 9.11.0a1 - 9.11.0rc1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send a specially crafted query to trigger an error in 'buffer.c' in constructing a response to the query and cause the target service to crash.

Packets with a source address that does not match the 'allow-query' statement can also trigger this flaw.

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

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory13.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory13.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
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.
Sep 27 2016 BIND Bug in 'buffer.c' Constructing Query Responses Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash



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