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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in BIND affects IBM Integrated Analytics System

Security Bulletin


Open Source BIND is used by IBM Integrated Analytics System. IBM Integrated Analytics System has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-5743
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a flaw when setting the TCP client quota using the tcp-clients option. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the exhaustion of file descriptors.
CVSS Base Score:  7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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

  • IBM Integrated Analytics System 1.0.0 -


Update to the following IBM Integrated Analytics System release :

Product VRMF Remediation / First Fix
IBM Integrated Analytics System Link to Fix Central

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Change History

11 July 2019: Original version published

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2019