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FreeBSD: VID-108A4BE3-E612-11E9-9963-5F1753E0ACA0 (CVE-2019-16866): unbound -- parsing vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-108A4BE3-E612-11E9-9963-5F1753E0ACA0 (CVE-2019-16866): unbound -- parsing vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/03/2019
Created
10/08/2019
Added
10/04/2019
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From VID-108A4BE3-E612-11E9-9963-5F1753E0ACA0:

Unbound Security Advisories:

Due to an error in parsing NOTIFY queries, it is possible for Unbound

to continue processing malformed queries and may ultimately result in a

pointer dereference in uninitialized memory. This results in a crash of

the Unbound daemon.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-unbound

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