Guardian Digital Inc. Information for VU#734644

ISC BIND 8 vulnerable to cache poisoning via negative responses

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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| Guardian Digital Security Advisory                   November 26, 2003 |
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http://www.guardiandigital.com                        ESA-20031126-031 |
|                                                                        |
| Packages: bind-chroot, bind-chroot-utils                               |
| Summary:  cache poisoning vulnerability.                               |
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EnGarde Secure Linux is an enterprise class Linux platform engineered
to enable corporations to quickly and cost-effectively build a complete
and secure Internet presence while preventing Internet threats.


OVERVIEW
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A cache poisoning vulnerability exists in the version of BIND shipped
with all versions of EnGarde Secure Linux.  Successful exploitation of
this vulnerability may result in a temporary denial of service until
the bad record expires from the cache.


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CAN-2003-0914 to this issue.


Guardian Digital products affected by this issue include:

EnGarde Secure Community v1.0.1
EnGarde Secure Community 2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.1
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.2
EnGarde Secure Professional v1.5


It is recommended that all users apply this update as soon as possible.

SOLUTION
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Guardian Digital Secure Network subscribers may automatically update
affected systems by accessing their account from within the Guardian
Digital WebTool.


To modify your GDSN account and contact preferences, please go to:

https://www.guardiandigital.com/account/

Below are MD5 sums for the updated EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1 packages:

SRPMS/bind-chroot-8.2.6-1.0.30.src.rpm
MD5 Sum: 6127e55aaeffe9c92dcf793df910ee75


i386/bind-chroot-8.2.6-1.0.30.i386.rpm
MD5 Sum: b631c88d82dc4883df2271204d50abc3


i386/bind-chroot-utils-8.2.6-1.0.30.i386.rpm
MD5 Sum: eaac0812f751998c7f5ad66f7ba9d9d4


i686/bind-chroot-8.2.6-1.0.30.i686.rpm
MD5 Sum: 4b5ced2b8f72d9df3a340833ef0a60c0


i686/bind-chroot-utils-8.2.6-1.0.30.i686.rpm
MD5 Sum: 21f203bb6fad4a5474b179337c395442


REFERENCES
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Guardian Digital's public key:
http://ftp.engardelinux.org/pub/engarde/ENGARDE-GPG-KEY

BIND's Official Web Site:
http://www.isc.org/products/BIND/

Guardian Digital Advisories:
http://infocenter.guardiandigital.com/advisories/

Security Contact: security@guardiandigital.com

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Author: Ryan W. Maple <ryan@guardiandigital.com>
Copyright 2003, Guardian Digital, Inc.

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