FreeBSD : dns/bind9* -- A recursive resolver can be crashed by a query for a malformed zone (72f35727-ce83-11e2-be04-005056a37f68)

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 bug has been discovered in the most recent releases of BIND 9 which
has the potential for deliberate exploitation as a denial-of-service
attack. By sending a recursive resolver a query for a record in a
specially malformed zone, an attacker can cause BIND 9 to exit with a
fatal 'RUNTIME_CHECK' error in resolver.c.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66837 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3919

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