AIX 6.1 TL 7 : bind9 (IV09978)

high Nessus Plugin ID 63700


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


An as-yet unidentified network event caused BIND 9 resolvers to cache an invalid record, subsequent queries for which could crash the resolvers with an assertion failure.

Furthermore, AIX BIND 9.4.1 is affected by the following three security vulnerabilities: CVE-2010-0382 - ISC BIND Out-Of-Bailwick Data Handling Error CVE-2010-0097 - ISC BIND Improper DNSSEC NSEC and NSEC3 Record CVE-2009-0025 - BIND OpenSSL DSA_do_verify and EVP_VerifyFinal.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63700

File Name: aix_IV09978.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 1/24/2013

Updated: 4/21/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/28/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0025, CVE-2010-0097, CVE-2010-0382, CVE-2011-4313

BID: 33151, 37118, 37865

CWE: 287