FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (7943e521-f648-11e2-8607-3c970e169bc2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69088


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


ISC reports :

A specially crafted query that includes malformed rdata can cause named to terminate with an assertion failure while rejecting the malformed query.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69088

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7943e521f64811e286073c970e169bc2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/07/28

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4854

OSVDB: 95707

FreeBSD: SA-13:07.bind