CVE-2012-4244

NameCVE-2012-4244
DescriptionISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P3, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P3, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P3, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and named daemon exit) via a query for a long resource record.
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-2547-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs693015

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bind9 (PTS)jessie1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u15fixed
jessie (security)1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u4fixed
buster1:9.11.4+dfsg-4fixed
sid1:9.11.4.P2+dfsg-1fixed
isc-dhcp (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.3.1-6+deb8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.3.5-3+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.3.5-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bind9source(unstable)1:9.8.4.dfsg-1high693015
bind9sourcesqueeze1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze7highDSA-2547-1
bind9sourcewheezy1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4.4high
isc-dhcpsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- isc-dhcp <not-affected> (issue only affects the named service, which isn't used by isc-dhcp)

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