FreeBSD : dns/bind9* -- Malicious Regex Can Cause Memory Exhaustion (7a282e49-95b6-11e2-8433-0800273fe665)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

A critical defect in BIND 9 allows an attacker to cause excessive
memory consumption in named or other programs linked to libdns.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65844 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2266

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