AIX 7.1 TL 3 : bind (IV91214) (deprecated)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8864
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8864 ISC BIND
is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling
of responses containing a DNAME answer in db.c or resolver.c. By
sending a recursive response, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure. ISC BIND is vulnerable
to a denial of service. By sending a specially crafted DNS packet with
malformed options, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to trigger an assertion failure.

This plugin has been deprecated to better accommodate iFix
supersedence with replacement plugin aix_bind_advisory14.nasl (plugin
id 102126).

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory14.asc

Solution :

n/a

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: 95890 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2848
CVE-2016-8864

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