CVE-2020-8618

MEDIUM

Description

An attacker who is permitted to send zone data to a server via zone transfer can exploit this to intentionally trigger the assertion failure with a specially constructed zone, denying service to clients.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-10/msg00041.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-10/msg00044.html

https://kb.isc.org/docs/cve-2020-8618

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200625-0003/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4399-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-06-17

Updated: 2020-10-20

Type: CWE-617

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.2

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:isc:bind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions from 9.16.0 to 9.16.3 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
143842SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2020:2914-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
141839openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2020-1701)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
141560openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2020-1699)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
139047Photon OS 1.0: Bindutils PHSA-2020-1.0-0309NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
138817Photon OS 3.0: Bindutils PHSA-2020-3.0-0115NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
138815Photon OS 2.0: Bindutils PHSA-2020-2.0-0263NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
medium
137838ISC BIND 9.16.x < 9.16.4 DoSNessusDNS
medium
137690FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote Denial of Service vulnerability (75d72e03-b137-11ea-8659-901b0ef719ab)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
137625Ubuntu 20.04 : Bind vulnerabilities (USN-4399-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium