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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4096

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 03/16/2015


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 a flood of recursive queries, which cause an INSIST failure when the response is received after the recursion queue is empty.


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 (09/08/2006)
Not Vulnerable. This issue was found and fixed as part of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 update 4: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0288.html and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 update 8: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2006-0287.html This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-626
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060908 rPSA-2006-0166-1 bind bind-utils
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-11
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060905-00590.pdf?lang=en
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3511
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [3.9] 20060908 010: SECURITY FIX: September 8, 2006
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#697164
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT101004
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-343-1
External Source: XF
Name: bind-recursive-insist-dos(28744)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3473
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY89169
External Source: AIXAPAR
Name: IY89178
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:024
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1939
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016794
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:023
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-257-01
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:163
External Source: BID
Name: 19859
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071304
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.019
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1172
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1401

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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