ISC BIND 9.10.x < 9.10.1-P1 Multiple DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8569

Synopsis

The remote DNS server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of ISC BIND earlier than 9.10.1-P1 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities:

- Denial of service vulnerability that can be triggered when handling a maliciously constructed query or zone request, causing the service to issue unlimited queries in an attempt to follow a delegation (CVE-2014-8500)

- Denial of service vulnerability in the pre-fetch feature that is triggered when the response to a specially crafted DNS query contains particular attributes. (CVE-2014-3214)

- Denial of service vulnerability in EDNS option processing (CVE-2014-3859)

- Denial of service in three unspecified flaws in the GeoIP feature (CVE-2014-8680)

Solution

Updates have been released by the vendor. BIND 9.10.1-P1 fixes this vulnerability. Apply the vendor update, or update to a later version.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01223/81/BIND-9.10.1-P1-Release-Notes.html

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01216/

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01217/

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

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01161/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8569

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2014/12/15

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 79861

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500, CVE-2014-8680, CVE-2014-3859, CVE-2014-3214

BID: 71590