CVE-2016-6170

NVD - CVE-2016-6170

CVE-2016-6170 Detail

Current Description

ISC BIND through 9.9.9-P1, 9.10.x through 9.10.4-P1, and 9.11.x through 9.11.0b1 allows primary DNS servers to cause a denial of service (secondary DNS server crash) via a large AXFR response, and possibly allows IXFR servers to cause a denial of service (IXFR client crash) via a large IXFR response and allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (primary DNS server crash) via a large UPDATE message.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/06/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91611
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036241
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353563
https://github.com/sischkg/xfer-limit/blob/master/README.md
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01390
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01390/169/CVE-2016-6170 Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2016-July/015058.html
https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2016-July/015073.html
https://lists.dns-oarc.net/pipermail/dns-operations/2016-July/015075.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-07

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6170
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
MITRE