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BIND TKEY Query Denial of Service

A defect in the rendering of messages into packets can cause named to exit with an assertion failure in buffer.c while constructing a response to a query that meets certain criteria. This assertion can be triggered even if the apparent source address isn't allowed to make queries.

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  • Martin Rocha
  • Ezequiel Tavella
  • Alejandro Parodi
  • Infobyte Research Team




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/dns/bind_tsig msf auxiliary(bind_tsig) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(bind_tsig) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(bind_tsig) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(bind_tsig) > run

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