CVE-2017-3138 Detail

Current Description

named contains a feature which allows operators to issue commands to a running server by communicating with the server process over a control channel, using a utility program such as rndc. A regression introduced in a recent feature change has created a situation under which some versions of named can be caused to exit with a REQUIRE assertion failure if they are sent a null command string. Affects BIND 9.9.9->9.9.9-P7, 9.9.10b1->9.9.10rc2, 9.10.4->9.10.4-P7, 9.10.5b1->9.10.5rc2, 9.11.0->9.11.0-P4, 9.11.1b1->9.11.1rc2, 9.9.9-S1->9.9.9-S9.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Internet Systems Consortium (ISC)
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97657 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038260 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://kb.isc.org/docs/aa-01471 Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-01 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180802-0002/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3854 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-617 Reachable Assertion cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-3138
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE