Executive Summary

Name CVE-2018-5741 First vendor Publication 2019-01-16
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-07-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 6.5
Base Score 6.5 Environmental Score 6.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 6.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact None
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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To provide fine-grained controls over the ability to use Dynamic DNS (DDNS) to update records in a zone, BIND 9 provides a feature called update-policy. Various rules can be configured to limit the types of updates that can be performed by a client, depending on the key used when sending the update request. Unfortunately, some rule types were not initially documented, and when documentation for them was added to the Administrator Reference Manual (ARM) in change #3112, the language that was added to the ARM at that time incorrectly described the behavior of two rule types, krb5-subdomain and ms-subdomain. This incorrect documentation could mislead operators into believing that policies they had configured were more restrictive than they actually were. This affects BIND versions prior to BIND 9.11.5 and BIND 9.12.3.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-5741

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-254 Security Features

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 651

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Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-a54e46032f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-f22b937f52.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-28 Name : The remote name server is affected by a policy bypass which enables an unauth...
File : bind9_CVE-2018-5741.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-54d84b0b0c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105379
CONFIRM https://kb.isc.org/docs/cve-2018-5741
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-13
REDHAT https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2057
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041674

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-24 01:26:15
  • Multiple Updates
2020-05-23 02:17:10
  • Multiple Updates
2020-05-23 01:15:13
  • Multiple Updates
2019-07-27 05:19:25
  • Multiple Updates
2019-03-21 00:19:31
  • Multiple Updates
2019-03-14 13:19:44
  • Multiple Updates
2019-01-17 17:18:57
  • Multiple Updates
2019-01-17 00:19:24
  • First insertion