DescriptionA query with a specific set of characteristics could cause a server using DNS64 to encounter an assertion failure and terminate. An attacker could deliberately construct a query, enabling denial-of-service against a server if it was configured to use the DNS64 feature and other preconditions were met. Affects BIND 9.8.0 -> 9.8.8-P1, 9.9.0 -> 9.9.9-P6, 9.9.10b1->9.9.10rc1, 9.10.0 -> 9.10.4-P6, 9.10.5b1->9.10.5rc1, 9.11.0 -> 9.11.0-P3, 9.11.1b1->9.11.1rc1, 9.9.3-S1 -> 9.9.9-S8.
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)
ReferencesDLA-957-1, DSA-3854-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs860224

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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Fixed by (9.10.x):;a=commitdiff;h=764240ca07ab1b796226d5402ccd9fbfa77ec32a

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