FreeBSD : dns/bind9* -- crash on deliberately constructed combination of records (57a700f9-12c0-11e2-9f86-001d923933b6)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62489


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


ISC reports :

A deliberately constructed combination of records could cause named to hang while populating the additional section of a response.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62489

File Name: freebsd_pkg_57a700f912c011e29f86001d923933b6.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/10/11

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind96, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind96-base, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind97, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind97-base, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind98, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind98-base, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99-base, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5166