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ISC BIND: A Maliciously Crafted Regular Expression Can Cause Memory Exhaustion in named (CVE-2013-2266)

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ISC BIND: A Maliciously Crafted Regular Expression Can Cause Memory Exhaustion in named (CVE-2013-2266)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/26/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/01/2013
Modified
01/09/2017

Description

libdns in ISC BIND 9.7.x and 9.8.x before 9.8.4-P2, 9.8.5 before 9.8.5b2, 9.9.x before 9.9.2-P2, and 9.9.3 before 9.9.3b2 on UNIX platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against a machine running a named process.

Solution(s)

  • upgrade-isc-bind-latest

References

  • upgrade-isc-bind-latest

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