Zero-day vulnerability in ISC BIND

Assertion failure

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2009072802 - Remote denial of service in ISC BIND

Vulnerable component: ISC BIND

CVE-ID: CVE-2009-0696

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-617 - Reachable Assertion


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform denial of service attack.

The vulnerability exists due to assertion failure in dns_db_findrdataset() function within db.c when named is configured as a master server. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send an ANY record in the prerequisite section of a crafted dynamic update message and trigger assertion failure and daemon exit.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.

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