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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6173

NSD before 4.1.11 allows remote DNS master servers to cause a denial of service (/tmp disk consumption and slave server crash) via a zone transfer with unlimited data.
Publish Date : 2017-02-09 Last Update Date : 2017-02-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6173

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nlnetlabs NSD 4.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nlnetlabs NSD 1

- References For CVE-2016-6173

http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/svn/nsd/tags/NSD_4_1_11_REL/doc/RELNOTES CONFIRM
https://www.nlnetlabs.nl/bugs-script/show_bug.cgi?id=790 CONFIRM
https://open.nlnetlabs.nl/pipermail/nsd-users/2016-August/002342.html
MLIST [nsd-users] 20160809 NSD 4.1.11
https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2016-July/015058.html
MLIST [dns-operations] 20160704 DNS activities in Japan
https://github.com/sischkg/xfer-limit/blob/master/README.md
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/06/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20160706 Re: Malicious primary DNS servers can crash secondaries
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91678
BID 91678 Multiple DNS Servers Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-07
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/06/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20160706 Malicious primary DNS servers can crash secondaries

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6173

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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