This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A security issue was identified and fixed in ISC BIND :
libdns in ISC BIND 9.7.x and 9.8.x before 9.8.4-P2, 9.8.5 before
9.8.5b2, 9.9.x before 9.9.2-P2, and 9.9.3 before 9.9.3b2 on UNIX
platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a
memory-exhaustion attack against a machine running a named process
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false