This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A denial of service flaw was found in the libdns library. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS query to
named that, when processed, would cause named to use an excessive
amount of memory, or possibly crash. (CVE-2013-2266)
See also :
Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69735 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2266