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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
BIND Slave Zone Transfer Processing Flaw in 'rbtdb.c' Lets Remote Authenticated Users Cause the Target 'named' Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040941
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-5736   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 18 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.12.0, 9.12.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote authenticated user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote authenticated user that can cause the target server to initiate zone transfers (e.g., can send NOTIFY messages) can cause several transfers of a slave zone in quick succession to trigger an assertion in 'rbtdb.c' and cause named to crash.

SWITCH reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target 'named' service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.12.1-P1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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