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BIND 4.x resolver overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the remote BIND version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote BIND server, according to its version number, is vulnerable
to a remote buffer overflow within its resolver code.
A possible hacker may be able to execute arbitrary code by having
the remote DNS server make a request and send back a malicious
DNS response with an invalid length field.
See also : http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/308
Solution : upgrade to BIND 4.9.5
Threat Level: High
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