A vulnerability has been reported in ISC BIND, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an assertion error when processing resource records having RDATA greater than 65535 bytes. This can be exploited to e.g. crash a recursive server via a query that requests a record from an authoritative server.
Please see the vendor's advisory for a list of affected versions.
Solution: Apply patches or update to a fixed release (please see the vendor's advisory for details).
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-00778/74
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Subject: ISC BIND Resource Record Denial of Service Vulnerability
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