ISC BIND 9 Query.c Logging Resolver Denial of Service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56862
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Synopsis

The remote name server may be affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the remote installation of BIND is potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability. An unidentified network event causes BIND9 resolvers to cache an invalid record, subsequent queries for which could crash the resolvers with an assertion failure.

Note that Nessus has only relied on the version itself and has not attempted to determine whether or not the install is actually affected.

Solution

Upgrade to BIND 9.4-ESV-R5-P1 / 9.6-ESV-R5-P1 / 9.7.4-P1 / 9.8.1-P1 or later.

See Also

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind/9.4-ESV-R5-P1/CHANGES

ftp://ftp.isc.orc/isc/bind/9.6-ESV-R5-P1/CHANGES

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind/9.7.4-P1/CHANGES

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind/9.8.1-P1/CHANGES

https://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2011-4313

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56862

File Name: bind9_981_p1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: DNS

Published: 11/17/2011

Updated: 9/17/2018

Dependencies: bind_version.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-4313

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Required KB Items: bind/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/16/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313

BID: 50690

CERT: 606539