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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0494

Original release date: 01/25/2007
Last revised: 10/11/2011


ISC BIND 9.0.x, 9.1.x, 9.2.0 up to 9.2.7, 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 (exit) via a type * (ANY) DNS query response that contains multiple RRsets, which triggers an assertion error, aka the "DNSSEC Validation" vulnerability.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service


Syccessful exploitation requires that the victim has enabled dnssec validation in named.conf by specifying trusted-keys.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2315
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2002
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3229
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2245
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/view/?release=9.2.8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:030
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-418-1
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY96324
External Source: NETBSD
Name: NetBSD-SA2007-003
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:014
External Source: MLIST
Name: [bind-announce] 20070125 Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory.
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1254
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1401
External Source: XF
Name: bind-rrsets-dos(31838)
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY95619
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/view/?release=9.3.4
Type: Patch Information
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY95618
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02219
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-164
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0005
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0057
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2007-026-01
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200702-06
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY96144
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-125.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11523
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102969
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-147
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017573
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-07:02
External Source: BID
Name: 22231
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.007
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061213
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2163
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0044
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070201-01-P
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-989
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1939

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11523
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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