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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in BIND affects Power Hardware Management Console (CVE-2016-8864)

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Summary

BIND is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). BIND is affected by a vulnerability that can allow for a denial of service attack. HMC has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-8864
DESCRIPTION:
ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of responses containing a DNAME answer in db.c or resolver.c. By sending a recursive response, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118526 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Power HMC V8.8.3.0
Power HMC V8.8.4.0
Power HMC V8.8.5.0
Power HMC V8.8.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

The following fixes are available on IBM Fix Central at: http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Product
VRMF
APAR
Remediation/Fix
Power HMC
V8.8.3.0 SP3
MB04063
Power HMC
V8.8.4.0 SP2
MB04064
Power HMC
V8.8.5.0 SP1
MB04065
Power HMC
V8.8.6.0
MB04060

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Change History

31 January 2017: Original version published.
1st February 2017: Updated summary and corrected product version

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

nas8N1021797