ISC BIND 9.x.x < 9.11.5 / 9.12.x < 9.12.3 Policy-Bypass Record Update Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119264
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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote name server is affected by a policy bypass which enables an unauthorized record update vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the instance of ISC 9.x.x prior to 9.11.5, or 9.12.x prior to 9.12.3. It is, therefore, affected by a policy bypass record update vulnerability.


Upgrade to ISC BIND version 9.11.5 / 9.12.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119264

File Name: bind9_CVE-2018-5741.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 11/28/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Dependencies: bind_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5741

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:isc:bind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, bind/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5741

BID: 105379