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Firewall Enterprise response to CVE-2012-5166
Technical Articles ID:  KB76535
Last Modified:  11/7/2012


McAfee Firewall Enterprise 8.3.x
McAfee Firewall Enterprise 8.2.x
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If specific combinations of RDATA are loaded into a nameserver, either via cache or an authoritative zone, a subsequent query for a related record will cause named to lock up.

NOTE: All versions of BIND 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 and 9.5 are also affected, but these branches are beyond their "end of life" (EOL) and no longer receive testing or security fixes from ISC. For current information on which versions are actively supported, see http://www.isc.org/software/bind/versions.

For additional information, go to: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5166


This vulnerability is fixed in the following releases:
  • - Released
  • 8.2.1P06 - Released
  • 8.3.0P02 - Released
These patches are available from within the Firewall Enterprise user interface.

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