ISC BIND 9.11.0 / 9.11.x < 9.11.13 / 9.11.x < 9.11.13-S1 / 9.12.x < 9.12.5-P2 / 9.14.x < 9.14.8 / 9.15 / 9.15.x < 9.15.6 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 131735
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The remote name server is affected by a vulnerability.


A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in ISC BIND 9 due to TCP Client issues. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via DNS Request, to cause the device to stop responding.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131735

File Name: bind9_9156.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 12/6/2019

Updated: 5/22/2020

Dependencies: bind_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-6477


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Risk Factor: High

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:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: 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: 11/20/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6477

IAVA: 2019-A-0434-S