ISC BIND named SIG Resource Server Response RR Overflow

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11152


It is possible to use the remote name server to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


The remote BIND server, according to its version number, is affected by the 'SIG cached RR overflow' vulnerability.

An attacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this system.


Upgrade to BIND 8.2.7, 8.3.4 or 4.9.11.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11152

File Name: bind_sig_cached_rr_overflow.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 11/12/2002

Updated: 9/21/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Required KB Items: bind/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2002

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1219

BID: 6160

IAVA: 2023-A-0320-S

Secunia: 7494

SuSE: SUSE-SA:2002:044