AIX 7.2 TL 3 : bind (IJ29229)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144496


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an assertion failure when attempting to verify a truncated response to a TSIG-signed request. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to exit.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144496

File Name: aix_IJ29229.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/21/2020

Updated: 2/1/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8622


Risk Factor: Medium

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:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version, Host/AIX/lslpp

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8622