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The remote name server is prone to a denial of service attack.
According to its self-reported version number, the remote installation
of BIND can be forced to crash via maliciously crafted DNS requests.
Note that this vulnerability only affects installs using the 'dns64'
Further note that Nessus has only relied on the version itself and has
not attempted to determine whether or not the install is actually
See also :
Upgrade to BIND 9.8.4-P1 / 9.9.2-P1 or later. Alternatively, disable
DNS64 functionality via configuration options.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 63166 ()
Bugtraq ID: 56817
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5688
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