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679496: CVE-2011-0414 bind: named lockup with IXFR or DDNS update and a high query rate

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ISC BIND 9.7.1 through 9.7.2-P3, when configured as an authoritative server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (deadlock and daemon hang) by sending a query at the time of (1) an IXFR transfer or (2) a DDNS update.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0414 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of bind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 bind Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 bind Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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