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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2011-0414

Severity High
Score 7.1/10

Summary

ISC BIND 9.7.1 through 9.7.2-P3, when configured as an authoritative server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (deadlock and daemon hang) by sending a query at the time of (1) an IXFR transfer or (2) a DDNS update.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published