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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2517-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs683259

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bind9 (PTS)stretch1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u8fixed
buster, buster (security)1:9.11.5.P4+dfsg-5.1+deb10u3fixed
bullseye, sid1:9.16.13-1fixed
isc-dhcp (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.3.5-3+deb9u1fixed
buster4.4.1-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.4.1-2.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bind9sourcesqueeze1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze6DSA-2517-1
bind9source(unstable)1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.2683259
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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