FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- BIND remote DoS with deliberately crafted DNS64 query (4671cdc9-7c6d-11e2-809b-6c626d99876c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64792


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


Problem description :

Due to a software defect a crafted query can cause named(8) to crash with an assertion failure.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64792

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4671cdc97c6d11e2809b6c626d99876c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/02/22

Modified: 2014/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5688

BID: 56817

OSVDB: 88126

FreeBSD: SA-13:01.bind