ISC BIND 9 DNSSEC Cache Poisoning

Low Nessus Plugin ID 42983

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote name server is affected by a cache poisoning vulnerability.


According to its version number, the remote installation of BIND suffers from a cache poisoning vulnerability. This issue affects all versions prior to 9.4.3-P5, 9.5.2-P2 or 9.6.1-P3.

Note that only nameservers that allow recursive queries and validate DNSSEC records are affected. Nessus has not attempted to verify if this configuration applies to the remote service, though, so this could be a false positive.


Upgrade to BIND 9.4.3-P5 / 9.5.2-P2 / 9.6.1-P3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 42983

File Name: bind9_dnssec_cache_poisoning.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 2009/12/02

Updated: 2018/06/27

Dependencies: 10028, 35373

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Required KB Items: bind/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4022, CVE-2010-0382

BID: 37118

CERT: 418861