Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : bind (cve_2012_4244_denial_of)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80594


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P3, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P3, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P3, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and named daemon exit) via a query for a long resource record. (CVE-2012-4244)


Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 12.4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80594

File Name: solaris11_bind_20130129.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:bind

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4244