CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 13, 2024
Updated: Mar 4, 2024


CVE-2023-5679 is a cyber vulnerability that affects BIND 9 versions 9.16.12 through 9.16.45, 9.18.0 through 9.18.21, and 9.19.0 through 9.19.19, as well as their respective S1 versions. This vulnerability occurs due to a bad interaction between DNS64 and serve-stale features, potentially causing the 'named' service to crash with an assertion failure during recursive resolution if both features are enabled. The risk score for this vulnerability is rated at 27 out of 100, with a base severity of HIGH and exploitability score of 3.9 out of 10, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations utilizing affected versions of BIND. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate the risk posed by this vulnerability. Note: The information provided is based on the given text and does not include any additional analysis or speculation on the subject matter.


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