CVE-2005-0034: BIND: Self-check failing

AA-00958

The DNSSEC validator can cause the server to exit.

Posting date: 
25 Jan 2005
Program Impacted: 
BIND
Versions affected: 
9.3.0
Severity: 
Low
Exploitable: 
Remotely

Description:

An incorrect assumption in the validator (authvalidated) can result in a REQUIRE (internal consistancy) test failing and named exiting.

Workarounds:

Turn off dnssec validation (off by default) at the options/view level.

dnssec-enable no;           

Active exploits:

None known at this time.

Solution: 

Upgrade to BIND 9.3.1 or later.

Related Documents:

See our BIND Security Matrix for a complete listing of Security Vulnerabilities and versions affected.

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