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Version of BIND Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Sends a VERSION.BIND request
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to obtain the version number of the remote DNS server.
The remote host is running BIND, an open-source DNS server. It is possible
to extract the version number of the remote installation by sending
a special DNS request for the text 'version.bind' in the domain 'chaos'.
It is possible to hide the version number of bind by using the 'version'
directive in the 'options' section in named.conf
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