Bug 238398 (CVE-2007-2241) - CVE-2007-2241 bind remote DoS
Summary: CVE-2007-2241 bind remote DoS
Alias: CVE-2007-2241
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: reported=20070430,public=20070430,imp...
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-04-30 08:33 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2008-01-15 15:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-15 15:00:07 UTC
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Extracted patch from 9.4.1 (2.22 KB, patch)
2007-04-30 08:37 UTC, Mark J. Cox
no flags Details | Diff

Description Mark J. Cox 2007-04-30 08:33:05 UTC
Internet Systems Consortium Security Advisory.
                   BIND 9: query_addsoa DoS
                            30 April 2007

Versions affected:

        BIND 9.4.0
        BIND 9.5.0a1, 9.5.0a2, 9.5.0a3

        [BIND 9.5.0* have only been released to BIND Forum members]

Severity: High


        There are 2 query sequences which can cause a recursive nameserver
        to exit.


        Disable recursion if it is not required by your configuration.

                recursion no;


        Upgrade to BIND 9.4.1 or BIND 9.5.0a4.

        Questions should be addressed to bind9-bugs@isc.org.

CVE:    CVE-2007-2241

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2007-04-30 08:37:25 UTC
Created attachment 153776 [details]
Extracted patch from 9.4.1

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2007-04-30 19:48:45 UTC
According to ISC, this flaw only affects BIND 9.4.0 and above.

Comment 4 Mark J. Cox 2007-05-01 08:27:49 UTC
removing embargo, this is public now at        

Comment 5 Adam Tkac 2007-05-02 14:49:53 UTC
Only rawhide was affected. bind-*9.4.1-1.fc7 is invulnerable


Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2008-01-15 15:00:07 UTC
Bind packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 were not
affected by this issue.

Fedora packages were updated where needed as explained in comment #5.

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