FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote Denial of Service vulnerability (75d72e03-b137-11ea-8659-901b0ef719ab)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 137690

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

ISC reports :

An assertion check in BIND (that is meant to prevent going beyond the end of a buffer when processing incoming data) can be incorrectly triggered by a large response during zone transfer.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/docs/cve-2020-8618

http://www.nessus.org/u?805adf82

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 137690

File Name: freebsd_pkg_75d72e03b13711ea8659901b0ef719ab.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2020

Updated: 8/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8618

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind916, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8618

IAVA: 2020-A-0276-S