Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2011:104)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54939


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been identified and fixed in ISC BIND :

Off-by-one error in named in ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.3-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.0-P2, 9.4-ESV before 9.4-ESV-R4-P1, and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R4-P1 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a negative response containing large RRSIG RRsets (CVE-2011-1910).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more: products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue. For 2010.2 ISC BIND was upgraded to 9.7.3-P1 which is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54939

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-104.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/06/02

Modified: 2015/01/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1910

BID: 48007

MDVSA: 2011:104