AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bind9 (IV62224)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

The default configuration of ISC BIND before 9.4.1-P1, when configured
as a caching name server, allows recursive queries and provides
additional delegation information to arbitrary IP addresses, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic
amplification via DNS queries with spoofed source IP addresses. Please
see following for more information :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0987

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind9_advisory6.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

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

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77254 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0987

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