AIX 7.1 TL 5 : bind (IJ33276)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152148


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an assertion failure while answering queries for DNAME records. By sending a query for DNAME records, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger a failed assertion check and terminate the named process.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152148

File Name: aix_IJ33276.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 7/30/2021

Updated: 4/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-25215