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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in BIND affects IBM Netezza Host Management (CVE-2015-5477)

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BIND vulnerability disclosed by Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) affects IBM Netezza Host Management. IBM Netezza Host Management has addressed this CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5477

DESCRIPTION: ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the handling of TKEY queries. By sending specially-crafted packets, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a REQUIRE assertion failure.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Netezza Host Management and previous releases


IBM Netezza Host Management Link to Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related information

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Change History

21 August 2015: Original version published

*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

More support for: PureData System for Analytics

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1964491

Modified date: 07 December 2016

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