CVE-2018-5742

NameCVE-2018-5742
DescriptionWhile backporting a feature for a newer branch of BIND9, RedHat introduced a path leading to an assertion failure in buffer.c:420. Affects RedHat versions bind-9.9.4-65.el7 -> bind-9.9.4-72.el7. No ISC releases are affected. Other packages from other distributions who made the same error may also be affected.
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NVD severitymedium

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
bind9source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- bind9 <not-affected> (Introduced via RedHat specific backport of Negative Trust Anchor (NTA) feature)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/12/19/6
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1655844
https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=15528
Introduced by https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1452091

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