Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Back to search

RHSA-2013:0689: bind security and bug fix update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) March 28, 2013 April 01, 2013 July 04, 2017

Description

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of theDomain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); aresolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing withDNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.A denial of service flaw was found in the libdns library. A remote attackercould use this flaw to send a specially-crafted DNS query to named that,when processed, would cause named to use an excessive amount of memory, orpossibly crash. (CVE-2013-2266)Note: This update disables the syntax checking of NAPTR (Naming AuthorityPointer) resource records.This update also fixes the following bug:All bind users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain patches to correct these issues. After installing the update, theBIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

Scan For This Vulnerability

Use our top-rated tool to discover, prioritize, and remediate your vulnerabilities

 Free InsightVM Trial

References

Solution

redhat-upgrade-bind

Related Vulnerabilities