CVE-2019-6465: Controls for zone transfers might not be properly applied to Dynamically Loadable Zones (DLZs) if the zones are writable.

Michael McNally mcnally at
Thu Feb 21 23:04:03 UTC 2019

CVE:                 CVE-2019-6465
Document version:    2.0
Posting date:        21 February 2019
Program impacted:    BIND

Versions affected:   BIND 9.9.0 -> 9.10.8-P1, 9.11.0 -> 9.11.5-P2,
                     9.12.0 -> 9.12.3-P2, and versions 9.9.3-S1 -> 9.11.5-S3
                     of BIND 9 Supported Preview Edition. Versions 9.13.0 ->
                     9.13.6 of the 9.13 development branch are also
                     Versions prior to BIND 9.9.0 have not been
evaluated for
                     vulnerability to CVE-2019-6465.

Severity:            Medium
Exploitable:         Remotely


   Controls for zone transfers may not be properly applied to
   Dynamically Loadable Zones (DLZs) if the zones are writable.


   A client exercising this defect can request and receive a zone
   transfer of a DLZ even when not permitted to do so by the
   allow-transfer ACL.

CVSS Score:          5.3
CVSS Vector:         CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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Workarounds:         None
Active exploits:     None known.


   Upgrade to the patched release most closely related to your
   current version of BIND:

   +  BIND 9.11.5-P4
   +  BIND 9.12.3-P4

   BIND Supported Preview Edition is a special feature preview
   branch of BIND provided to eligible ISC support customers.

   +  BIND 9.11.5-S5

Document revision history:

   1.0 Early Notification, 28 January 2019
   2.0 Public Disclosure, 21 February 2019

Related documents:

   See our BIND 9 Security Vulnerability Matrix for a complete
   listing of security vulnerabilities and versions affected.

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