Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/31/2016 5:56:22 PM

CVE Publication rate: 19.57

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 12.29
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4095

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 07/03/2013


BIND before 9.2.6-P1 and 9.3.x before 9.3.2-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain SIG queries, which cause an assertion failure when multiple RRsets are returned.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/06/2006)
Not Vulnerable. The version of BIND that ships with Red Hat Enterprise Linux is not vulnerable to this issue as it does not handle signed RR records.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060905-00590.pdf?lang=en
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-626
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3473
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016794
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.019
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1401
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-11
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1939
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071304
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#915404
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:023
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1172
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060908 rPSA-2006-0166-1 bind bind-utils
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-343-1
External Source: XF
Name: bind-dnssec-rrset-dos(28745)
External Source: BID
Name: 19859
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:024
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:163
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [3.9] 20060908 010: SECURITY FIX: September 8, 2006
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-257-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)