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ISC BIND: named exits with a REQUIRE assertion failure if it receives a null command string on its control channel (CVE-2017-3138)

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ISC BIND: named exits with a REQUIRE assertion failure if it receives a null command string on its control channel (CVE-2017-3138)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/15/2017
Modified
11/29/2019

Description

named contains a feature which allows operators to issue commands to a running server by communicating with the server process over a control channel, using a utility program such as rndc. A regression introduced in a recent feature change has created a situation under which some versions of named can be caused to exit with a REQUIRE assertion failure if they are sent a null command string. Affects BIND 9.9.9->9.9.9-P7, 9.9.10b1->9.9.10rc2, 9.10.4->9.10.4-P7, 9.10.5b1->9.10.5rc2, 9.11.0->9.11.0-P4, 9.11.1b1->9.11.1rc2, 9.9.9-S1->9.9.9-S9.

Solution(s)

  • upgrade-isc-bind-latest

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