Intrusion Prevention

ISC.BIND.Apl_42.c.INSIST.Assertion.Failure.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in ISC BIND.
The vulnerability is due to an error when vulnerable module handles a crafted DNS query. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

ISC BIND 9.10.0 through 9.10.3-P2
ISC BIND 9.3.0 through 9.8.8
ISC BIND 9.9.0 through 9.9.8-P2
ISC BIND 9.9.3-S1 through 9.9.8-S3

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01335

CVE References

CVE-2015-8704