Unbound < 1.6.4 parse_edns_options Heap Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106383


The remote name server is affected by a heap buffer overflow.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote Unbound DNS resolver is affected by a heap buffer overflow in parse_edns_options.


Upgrade to Unbound version 1.6.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106383

File Name: unbound_1_6_4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2018/01/26

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 87872

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:unbound:unbound

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, unbound/version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/19

Reference Information

OSVDB: 160010