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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
BIND DNS Response Processing Flaw in 'validator.c' Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040395
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5735   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 19 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND on Ubuntu. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can return a specially crafted DNS response to trigger a validation error and cause the named service to crash.

The BIND versions shipped with some versions of Ubuntu are affected.

The upstream versions of BIND are not affected.

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

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS

Message History:   None.

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