This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-26
(BIND: Denial of Service)
A defect in BIND’s handling of responses containing a DNAME answer can
cause a resolver to exit after encountering an assertion failure in db.c
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS request to the BIND
resolver possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.10.4_p4'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0