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CVE-2006-2073 Detail


Unspecified vulnerability in ISC BIND allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted DNS message with a "broken" TSIG, as demonstrated by the OUSPG PROTOS DNS test suite.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/27/2006

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/19/2007)

This issue did not affect the version of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. We do not believe this issue has a security consequence for earlier versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. For details please see

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SECTRACK 1015993 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#955777 Vendor Advisory External Source MISC Vendor Advisory External Source MISC External Source BID 17692 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1505 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1537 External Source XF dns-improper-request-handling(26081)

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