Zero-day Vulnerability Database

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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Remote denial of service in ISC BIND
CVE-2009-0696

Assertion failure

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.

Software: ISC BIND

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