Unbound < 1.4.3 'sock_list' Structure Allocation Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2010-0969)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 106380
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The remote name server is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Unbound DNS resolver is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability when allocating 'sock_list' structures.


Upgrade to Unbound version 1.4.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106380

File Name: unbound_1_4_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 1/26/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Dependencies: unbound_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2010-0969


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:unbound:unbound

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, unbound/version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/11/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0969

BID: 38701