CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2009-07-28
Bugzilla: 514292: CVE-2009-0696 bind: DoS (assertion failure) via nsupdate packets


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The dns_db_findrdataset function in db.c in named in ISC BIND 9.4 before 9.4.3-P3, 9.5 before 9.5.1-P3, and 9.6 before 9.6.1-P1, when configured as a master server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via an ANY record in the prerequisite section of a crafted dynamic update message, as exploited in the wild in July 2009.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0696 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (bind) RHSA-2009:1181 July 29, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (bind) RHSA-2009:1180 July 29, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (bind) RHSA-2009:1179 July 29, 2009

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