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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1667

ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not properly handle resource records with a zero-length RDATA section, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted record.
Publish Date : 2012-06-05 Last Update Date : 2013-11-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceMemory corruptionObtain Information
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P 2012-06-01 2012-06-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0717 -- bind97 security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27872 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-0716 -- bind security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27821 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:0716: bind security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23354 unix
DSA-2486-1 bind9 - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18595 unix
ELSA-2012:0716: bind security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23407 unix
ELSA-2012:0717: bind97 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23234 unix
HP-UX Running BIND, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Authentication Bypass oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19815 unix
RHSA-2012:0716: bind security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120716 unix
RHSA-2012:0716: bind security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21280 unix
RHSA-2012:0717: bind97 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120717 unix
RHSA-2012:0717: bind97 security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21290 unix
VMware security updates for vSphere API and ESX Service Console oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20745 unix
Vulnerability in AIX bind oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20815 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1667

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application ISC Bind 9.4-esv Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r5 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r6 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r6 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv-r6 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application ISC Bind 9.6-esv Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application ISC Bind 9.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application ISC Bind 9.7.4 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application ISC Bind 9.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application ISC Bind 9.7.5 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application ISC Bind 9.7.5 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application ISC Bind 9.7.5 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application ISC Bind 9.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application ISC Bind 9.8.1 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application ISC Bind 9.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application ISC Bind 9.8.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application ISC Bind 9.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application ISC Bind 9.8.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application ISC Bind 9.8.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application ISC Bind 9.8.2 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application ISC Bind 9.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 A3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 A2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 A1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application ISC Bind 9.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application ISC Bind 9.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
ISC Bind 35

- References For CVE-2012-1667 CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1110
HP SSRT100878
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-09-19-2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1667

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