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Security Bulletin: IBM i is affected by networking BIND vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-3142 and CVE-2017-3143)

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Summary

ISC BIND is vulnerable to several security vulnerabilities. IBM i has addressed these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3142
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error when an attacker can send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and has knowledge of a valid TSIG key name. By sending a specially crafted request packet, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass TSIG authentication on AXFR requests and transfer the target zone.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127901 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3143
DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error when an attacker can send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and has knowledge of a valid TSIG key name. By sending specially crafted data, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass TSIG authentication and manipulate BIND into accepting an unauthorized dynamic update.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127902 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:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Releases 6.1, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i.

Releases 6.1, 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.

http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/


The IBM i PTF numbers are:

Release 6.1 – SI65339
Release 7.1 – SI65338
Release 7.2 – SI65337
Release 7.3 – SI65336

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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*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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 December 2019

UID

nas8N1022234