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

low Nessus Plugin ID 55517
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 55517

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4ccee784a72111e089b4001ec9578670.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 7/6/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Vector: 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: 7/5/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2465