Upstream information

CVE-2016-2848 at MITRE


ISC BIND 9.1.0 through 9.8.4-P2 and 9.9.0 through 9.9.2-P2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via malformed options data in an OPT resource record.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 7.79
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue only affects bind versions up to 9.9.2-P2 / 9.8.4-P2. SUSE has updated bind to 9.9.6 and newer versions already some time ago, so no SUSE Linux Enterprise version is affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1005001 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:
  • TID7018170, published Sat Oct 22 01:19:15 CEST 2016