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CVE-2007-2241 Detail


Unspecified vulnerability in query.c in ISC BIND 9.4.0, and 9.5.0a1 through 9.5.0a3, when recursion is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a sequence of queries processed by the query_addsoa function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Successful exploitation requires that "recursion" is enabled.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/03/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of BIND as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#718460 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:100 External Source BID 23738 External Source SECTRACK 1017985 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1593 External Source XF bind-queryaddsoa-dos(33988)

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