CVE-2015-8704

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-01-19
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1299364: CVE-2015-8704 bind: specific APL data could trigger an INSIST in apl_42.c
A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND processed certain malformed Address Prefix List (APL) records. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause named to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8704 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
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 6 (bind) RHSA-2016:0073 2016-01-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (bind) RHSA-2016:0073 2016-01-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (bind97) RHSA-2016:0074 2016-01-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (bind) RHSA-2016:0073 2016-01-27

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank ISC for reporting this issue.

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