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CVE-2020-8621

Published: 20 August 2020

In BIND 9.14.0 -> 9.16.5, 9.17.0 -> 9.17.3, If a server is configured with both QNAME minimization and 'forward first' then an attacker who can send queries to it may be able to trigger the condition that will cause the server to crash. Servers that 'forward only' are not affected.

Notes

AuthorNote
amurray
Affects versions 9.14.0 -> 9.16.5, 9.17.0 -> 9.17.3
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
bind9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal
Released (1:9.16.1-0ubuntu2.3)
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)