FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (731cdeaa-3564-11e5-9970-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

An error in the handling of TKEY queries can be exploited by an
attacker for use as a denial-of-service vector, as a constructed
packet can use the defect to trigger a REQUIRE assertion failure,
causing BIND to exit.

See also :

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01272/
http://www.nessus.org/u?0b4a4d38

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85066 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5477

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