Public Date:
1578591: CVE-2018-5736 bind: Multiple transfers of a zone in quick succession can cause an assertion failure in rbtdb.c
A flaw was found in the way zone databases were handled by bind. An attacker with permissions to initiate a zone transfer could cause bind to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2018-5736 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This security flaw only affects bind versions 9.12.0 and 9.12.1. Since Red Hat Enterprise Linux does not ship any of these bind versions, it is not affected.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 bind Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 bind97 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 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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