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CVE-2006-4096 Detail

Description

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4096
Original release date:
09/05/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 (09/08/2006)

Not Vulnerable. This issue was found and fixed as part of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 update 4: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0288.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 update 8: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0287.html This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=141879471518471&w=2 External Source HP SSRT101004
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-11.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200609-11
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016794 External Source SECTRACK 1016794
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.481241 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2006-257-01
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/697164 Patch; US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#697164
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:163 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:163
http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060905-00590.pdf?lang=en Patch External Source MISC http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060905-00590.pdf?lang=en
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_24_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:024
http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html External Source OPENBSD [3.9] 20060908 010: SECURITY FIX: September 8, 2006
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.019.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.019
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/445600/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060908 rPSA-2006-0166-1 bind bind-utils
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19859 External Source BID 19859
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-343-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-343-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1172 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1172
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3473 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3473
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3511 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3511
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1401 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1939
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY89169 External Source AIXAPAR IY89169
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY89178 External Source AIXAPAR IY89178
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28744 External Source XF bind-recursive-insist-dos(28744)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-626 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-626
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9623 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623
https://www2.itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00967144 External Source HP SSRT071304

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623

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