|Bugzilla:||988999: CVE-2013-4854 bind: named crash with an assertion failure on parsing malformed rdata|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The RFC 5011 implementation in rdata.c in ISC BIND 9.7.x and 9.8.x before 9.8.5-P2, 9.8.6b1, 9.9.x before 9.9.3-P2, and 9.9.4b1, and DNSco BIND 9.9.3-S1 before 9.9.3-S1-P1 and 9.9.4-S1b1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and named daemon exit) via a query with a malformed RDATA section that is not properly handled during construction of a log message, as exploited in the wild in July 2013.
This issue did not affect the versions of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. It does affect the versions of bind97 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and the versions of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (bind97)||RHSA-2013:1115||July 30, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (bind)||RHSA-2013:1114||July 30, 2013|
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