AIX 6.1 TL 8 : bind9 (IV62146)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77253
SynopsisThe remote AIX host is missing a security patch.
DescriptionThe default configuration of ISC BIND before 9.4.1-P1, when configured as a caching name server, allows recursive queries and provides additional delegation information to arbitrary IP addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification via DNS queries with spoofed source IP addresses. Please see following for more information :
SolutionInstall the appropriate interim fix.