CVE-2007-2241: Sequence of queries can cause a recursive nameserver to exit
- Updated on 23 May 2013
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30 April 2007
9.4.0 and Alpha releases of 9.5.0
A sequence of queries can cause a recursive nameserver to exit. While it is unlikely these will occur in normal operation, an attack can use them to cause the affected versions to exit. This attack is a denial of service, and does not allow an attacker to gain control of affected systems.
Disable recursion ('recursion no;' set in named.conf) if it is not required by your configuration.
None known at this time.
Upgrade to BIND 9.4.1 or BIND 9.5.0.
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