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Fedora Core 5 2007-164: bind Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the bind package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-164 (bind).
BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the DNS
(Domain Name System) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named),
which resolves host names to IP addresses
a resolver library
(routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS)
tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating properly.
Fixed two security bugs
- DNSSEC denial of service
- BIND might crash after attempting to read free()-ed memory
and some common bugs
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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