FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (7a31e0de-5b6d-11e6-b334-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

A query name which is too long can cause a segmentation fault in
lwresd.

See also :

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01393
http://www.nessus.org/u?16d2a0ed

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92772 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2775

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