FreeBSD : unbound -- can be tricked into following an endless series of delegations, this consumes a lot of resources (10d73529-7f4b-11e4-af66-00215af774f0)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Unbound developer reports :

The resolver can be tricked into following an endless series of
delegations, this consumes a lot of resources.

See also :

http://unbound.net/downloads/CVE-2014-8602.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?ee848da0

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79810 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71589

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8602

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