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Version of BIND Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Sends a VERSION.BIND request

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

It is possible to obtain the version number of the remote DNS server.

Description :

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'.

Solution :

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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