GLSA-201401-34 : BIND: Denial of Service

High Nessus Plugin ID 72208


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-34 (BIND: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.9.4_p2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72208

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-34.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/30

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-5688, CVE-2012-5689, CVE-2013-2266, CVE-2013-3919, CVE-2013-4854, CVE-2014-0591

BID: 55852, 56817, 57556, 58736, 60338, 61479, 64801

OSVDB: 86118, 88126, 89584, 91712, 93913, 95707, 101973

GLSA: 201401-34