FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote DoS against authoritative and recursive servers (fd64188d-a71d-11e0-89b4-001ec9578670)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

A defect in the affected BIND 9 versions allows an attacker to
remotely cause the 'named' process to exit using a specially crafted
packet.

This defect affects both recursive and authoritative servers.

See also :

https://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2011-2464
http://www.nessus.org/u?6422df8b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55518 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2464

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