Mac OS X BIND Dynamic Update Message Handling Remote DoS (Security Update 2009-004)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40591


The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes a denial of service issue.


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.4 that does not have Security Update 2009-004 applied.

This security update contains a fix for the following product :

- bind


Install Security Update 2009-004 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40591

File Name: macosx_SecUpd2009-004.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2009/08/13

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages, Host/uname

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0696

BID: 35848

OSVDB: 56584

CWE: 16