#VU50780 Buffer overflow


Published: 2021-02-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU50780

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8625

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ISC BIND
Server applications / DNS servers

Vendor: ISC

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the SPNEGO implementation in the GSS-TSIG extension. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted DNS request to the server, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ISC BIND: 9.5.0 - 9.17.1


CPE

External links
http://kb.isc.org/docs/cve-2020-8625


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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