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828078: CVE-2012-1667 bind: handling of zero length rdata can cause named to terminate unexpectedly

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not properly handle resource records with a zero-length RDATA section, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted record.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1667 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (bind) RHSA-2012:0716 2012-06-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (bind97) RHSA-2012:0717 2012-06-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 4 (bind) RHSA-2012:1110 2012-07-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (bind) RHSA-2012:0716 2012-06-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 bind Will not fix
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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