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CVE-2006-4096 Detail


BIND before 9.2.6-P1 and 9.3.x before 9.3.2-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a flood of recursive queries, which cause an INSIST failure when the response is received after the recursion queue is empty.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/05/2006

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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 (09/08/2006)

Not Vulnerable. This issue was found and fixed as part of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 update 4: and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 update 8: This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-05-24 External Source HP SSRT101004 External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind External Source GENTOO GLSA-200609-11 External Source SECTRACK 1016794 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-257-01 Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#697164 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:163 Patch External Source MISC External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:024 External Source OPENBSD [3.9] 20060908 010: SECURITY FIX: September 8, 2006 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.019 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060908 rPSA-2006-0166-1 bind bind-utils External Source BID 19859 External Source UBUNTU USN-343-1 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1172 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3473 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3511 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1401 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1939 External Source AIXAPAR IY89169 External Source AIXAPAR IY89178 External Source XF bind-recursive-insist-dos(28744) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623 External Source HP SSRT071304

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