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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: infos

BIND 9 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of BIND

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote name server may be affected by multiple denial of service

Description :

The version of BIND installed on the remote host suggests that it
suffers from multiple denial of service vulnerabilities, which may be
triggered by either by sending a large volume of recursive queries or
queries for SIG records where there are multiple SIG(covered) RRsets.

Note that Nessus obtained the version by sending a special DNS request
for the text 'version.bind' in the domain 'chaos', the value of which
can be and sometimes is tweaked by DNS administrators.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to BIND 9.4.0b2 / 9.3.3rc2 / 9.3.2-P1 / 9.2.7rc2 / 9.2.6-P1 or

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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