ISC BIND 9.10.0 / 9.10.0-P1 named Assertion Failure DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8313

Synopsis

The remote DNS server may be affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.

Description

The version of ISC BIND detected on this server is affected by an error resulting from improper handling of EDNS options. This can be leveraged by an attacker to trigger an assertion failure that causes the named daemon to terminate, resulting in denial of service.

Solution

BIND 9.10.0-P2 was released by the vendor to fix this vulnerability. Apply the vendor update, or update to a later version.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01166

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01171

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8313

File Name: 8313.prm

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2014/05/10

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 74495

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind:9.10.0

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3859

BID: 68038

OSVDB: 107999