FreeBSD : BIND -- Large RRSIG RRsets and Negative Caching DoS (1e1421f0-8d6f-11e0-89b4-001ec9578670)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54982
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionISC reports :
A BIND 9 DNS server set up to be a caching resolver is vulnerable to a user querying a domain with very large resource record sets (RRSets) when trying to negatively cache a response. This can cause the BIND 9 DNS server (named process) to crash.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.