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CVE-2014-8602 Detail

Current Description

iterator.c in NLnet Labs Unbound before 1.5.1 does not limit delegation chaining, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a large or infinite number of referrals.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cert.ssi.gouv.fr/site/CERTFR-2014-AVI-512/index.html Third Party Advisory
http://unbound.net/downloads/patch_cve_2014_8602.diff Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3097 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/264212 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71589
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2484-1 Third Party Advisory
https://unbound.net/downloads/CVE-2014-8602.txt Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:nlnetlabs:unbound
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Up to (including)
1.5.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8602
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016