FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote DoS with certain RPZ configurations (4ccee784-a721-11e0-89b4-001ec9578670)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 55517


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


ISC reports :

Two defects were discovered in ISC's BIND 9.8 code. These defects only affect BIND 9.8 servers which have recursion enabled and which use a specific feature of the software known as Response Policy Zones (RPZ) and where the RPZ zone contains a specific rule/action pattern.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 55517

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4ccee784a72111e089b4001ec9578670.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/07/06

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind98, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2465