CVE-2012-3817

NameCVE-2012-3817
DescriptionISC BIND 9.4.x, 9.5.x, 9.6.x, and 9.7.x before 9.7.6-P2; 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P2; 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P2; and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P2, when DNSSEC validation is enabled, does not properly initialize the failing-query cache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) by sending many queries.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2517-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs683259

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bind9 (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u10fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-10fixed
isc-dhcp (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy4.2.2.dfsg.1-5+deb70u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.3.1-6+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.3.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bind9source(unstable)1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2high683259
bind9sourcesqueeze1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze6highDSA-2517-1
isc-dhcpsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- isc-dhcp <not-affected> (issue only affects the named service, which isn't used by isc-dhcp)
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-00729

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