FreeBSD : BIND -- multiple vulnerabilities (c6861494-1ffb-11e7-934d-d05099c0ae8c)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

ISC reports :

A query with a specific set of characteristics could cause a server
using DNS64 to encounter an assertion failure and terminate.

An attacker could deliberately construct a query, enabling
denial-of-service against a server if it was configured to use the
DNS64 feature and other preconditions were met.

Mistaken assumptions about the ordering of records in the answer
section of a response containing CNAME or DNAME resource records could
lead to a situation in which named would exit with an assertion
failure when processing a response in which records occurred in an
unusual order.

named contains a feature which allows operators to issue commands to a
running server by communicating with the server process over a control
channel, using a utility program such as rndc.

A regression introduced in a recent feature change has created a
situation under which some versions of named can be caused to exit
with a REQUIRE assertion failure if they are sent a null command

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99325 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-3136

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