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Sid 1-43846

Message

SERVER-OTHER ISC BIND malformed control channel authentication message denial of service attempt

Summary

named in ISC BIND 9.x before 9.9.8-P4 and 9.10.x before 9.10.3-P4 does not properly handle DNAME records when parsing fetch reply messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a malformed packet to the rndc (aka control channel) interface, related to alist.c and sexpr.c.

Impact

CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 4.0 CVSS exploitability score 2.2 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2016-1285:

CVSS base score 6.8

CVSS impact score 4.0

CVSS exploitability score 2.2

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2016-1285: named in ISC BIND 9.x before 9.9.8-P4 and 9.10.x before 9.10.3-P4 does not properly handle DNAME records when parsing fetch reply messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a malformed packet to the rndc (aka control channel) interface, related to alist.c and sexpr.c.

Affected systems

  • isc bind 9.0
  • isc bind 9.0.0
  • isc bind 9.0.1
  • isc bind 9.1
  • isc bind 9.1.0
  • isc bind 9.1.1
  • isc bind 9.1.2
  • isc bind 9.1.3
  • isc bind 9.2
  • isc bind 9.2.0
  • isc bind 9.2.1
  • isc bind 9.2.2
  • isc bind 9.2.3
  • isc bind 9.2.4
  • isc bind 9.2.5
  • isc bind 9.2.6
  • isc bind 9.2.7
  • isc bind 9.2.8
  • isc bind 9.2.9
  • isc bind 9.3
  • isc bind 9.3.0
  • isc bind 9.3.1
  • isc bind 9.3.2
  • isc bind 9.3.3
  • isc bind 9.3.4
  • isc bind 9.3.5
  • isc bind 9.3.6
  • isc bind 9.4
  • isc bind 9.4.0
  • isc bind 9.4.1
  • isc bind 9.4.2
  • isc bind 9.4.3
  • isc bind 9.5
  • isc bind 9.5.0
  • isc bind 9.5.1
  • isc bind 9.5.2
  • isc bind 9.5.3
  • isc bind 9.6
  • isc bind 9.6.0
  • isc bind 9.6.1
  • isc bind 9.6.2
  • isc bind 9.6.3
  • isc bind 9.7.0
  • isc bind 9.7.1
  • isc bind 9.7.2
  • isc bind 9.7.3
  • isc bind 9.7.4
  • isc bind 9.7.5
  • isc bind 9.7.6
  • isc bind 9.7.7
  • isc bind 9.8.0
  • isc bind 9.8.1
  • isc bind 9.8.2
  • isc bind 9.8.3
  • isc bind 9.8.4
  • isc bind 9.8.5
  • isc bind 9.8.6
  • isc bind 9.9.0
  • isc bind 9.9.1
  • isc bind 9.9.2
  • isc bind 9.9.3
  • isc bind 9.9.4
  • isc bind 9.9.5
  • isc bind 9.9.6
  • isc bind 9.9.7
  • isc bind 9.9.8
  • isc bind 9.10.0
  • isc bind 9.10.1
  • isc bind 9.10.2
  • isc bind 9.10.3
  • novell suse_manager 2.1
  • novell susemanagerproxy 2.1
  • novell suseopenstackcloud 5

Ease of attack

CVE-2016-1285:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • kb.isc.org/article/AA-01363/81/BIND-9.10.3-P4-Release-Notes.html