FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote Denial of Service vulnerability (c8d902b1-8550-11e6-81e7-d050996490d0)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

Testing by ISC has uncovered a critical error condition which can
occur when a nameserver is constructing a response. A defect in the
rendering of messages into packets can cause named to exit with an
assertion failure in buffer.c while constructing a response to a query
that meets certain criteria.

See also :

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01419
http://www.nessus.org/u?926bd1f2

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93781 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2776

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