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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4096

BIND before 9.2.6-P1 and 9.3.x before 9.3.2-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a flood of recursive queries, which cause an INSIST failure when the response is received after the recursion queue is empty.
Publish Date : 2006-09-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not Vulnerable. This issue was found and fixed as part of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 update 4: and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 update 8: This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-08-21 2006-09-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
BIND before 9.2.6-P1 and 9.3.x before 9.3.2-P1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a flood ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9623 unix
RHBA-2006:0287: bind bug fix update oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20060287 unix
RHBA-2006:0288: bind bug fix update oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20060288 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-2006-4096

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application ISC Bind 9.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application ISC Bind 9.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application ISC Bind 9.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application ISC Bind 9.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application ISC Bind 9.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application ISC Bind 9.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application ISC Bind 9.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application ISC Bind 9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application ISC Bind 9.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application ISC Bind 9.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application ISC Bind 9.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
ISC Bind 11

- References For CVE-2006-4096
XF bind-recursive-insist-dos(28744) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2007-1939
VUPEN ADV-2007-1401
VUPEN ADV-2006-3473
VUPEN ADV-2006-3511
BID 19859 ISC BIND Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-12-17
BUGTRAQ 20060908 rPSA-2006-0166-1 bind bind-utils
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.019
OPENBSD [3.9] 20060908 010: SECURITY FIX: September 8, 2006
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:023
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:024
CERT-VN VU#697164
GENTOO GLSA-200609-11
SECTRACK 1016794
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:20.bind
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-257-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4096

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