Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 4/1/2015 9:16:26 AM

CVE Publication rate: 15.73

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 7.49
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0493

Original release date: 01/25/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Use-after-free vulnerability in ISC BIND 9.3.0 up to 9.3.3, 9.4.0a1 up to 9.4.0a6, 9.4.0b1 up to 9.4.0b4, 9.4.0rc1, and 9.5.0a1 (Bind Forum only) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (named daemon crash) via unspecified vectors that cause named to "dereference a freed fetch context."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/29/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of ISC BIND as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-07:02
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017561
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:014
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061273
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-147
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0005
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1401
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-989
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2163
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/view/?release=9.2.8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070125 BIND remote exploit (low severity) [Fwd: Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory.]
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-418-1
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.007
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/view/?release=9.3.4
Type: Patch Information
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2007-003
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0349
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070125 BIND remote exploit (low severity) [Fwd: Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory.]
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200702-06
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061213
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0057
External Source: BID
Name: 22229
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1939
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2315
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:030
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-164
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9614
External Source: MLIST
Name: [bind-announce] 20070125 Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory.
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-026-01

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9614
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)