ISC BIND 9.14.x < 9.14.7 / 9.15.x < 9.15.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130212

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote name server is affected by a vulnerability.


ISC BIND versions 9.14.6 / 9.15.4 and earlier are affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
- A flaw in mirror zone validity checking. It can allow zone data to be spoofed.

- A defect in code added to support QNAME minimization can cause named to exit with an assertion failure if a forwarder returns a referral rather than resolving the query.


Upgrade to ISC BIND version 9.14.7 / 9.15.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130212

File Name: bind9_9155.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2019/10/25

Updated: 2019/10/31

Dependencies: 10028

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-6475

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:/a:isc:bind

Required KB Items: bind/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6475, CVE-2019-6476

IAVA: 2019-A-0397