AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bind9 (IV62225)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77255


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


The 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 :


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77255

File Name: aix_IV62225.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/20

Modified: 2014/08/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0987