FreeBSD : bind8 negative cache poison attack (f04cc5cb-2d0b-11d8-beaf-000a95c4d922)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

A programming error in BIND 8 named can result in a DNS message being
incorrectly cached as a negative response. As a result, an attacker
may arrange for malicious DNS messages to be delivered to a target
name server, and cause that name server to cache a negative response
for some target domain name. The name server would thereafter respond
negatively to legitimate queries for that domain name, resulting in a
denial-of-service for applications that require DNS.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36224 (freebsd_pkg_f04cc5cb2d0b11d8beaf000a95c4d922.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0914

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