DNS Server hostname.bind Map Hostname Disclosure

info Nessus Plugin ID 35371


The DNS server discloses the remote host name.


It is possible to learn the remote host name by querying the remote DNS server for 'hostname.bind' in the CHAOS domain.


It may be possible to disable this feature. Consult the vendor's documentation for more information.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 35371

File Name: bind_hostname.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.11

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 1/15/2009

Updated: 9/14/2011

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Required KB Items: DNS/udp/53