FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (cb252f01-7c43-11e3-b0a6-005056a37f68)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

Because of a defect in handling queries for NSEC3-signed zones, BIND
can crash with an 'INSIST' failure in name.c when processing queries
possessing certain properties. By exploiting this defect an attacker
deliberately constructing a query with the right properties could
achieve denial of service against an authoritative nameserver serving
NSEC3-signed zones.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71935 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64801

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0591

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