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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BIND Vendors:   ISC (Internet Software Consortium)
BIND IXFR Transfer/DDNS Update Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025110
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-0414   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 23 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.7.1 - 9.7.2-P3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BIND. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a query when the target authoritative server processes a successful IXFR transfer or a dynamic update to trigger a deadlock and cause the server to stop processing all requests.

Neustar reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to stop processing requests.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.7.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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