GLSA-201502-03 : BIND: Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 81226


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201502-03 (BIND: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition by the lack of GeoIP databases, or via a large or infinite number of referrals.
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-9.10.1_p1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81226

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201502-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/02/09

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: 2015/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3214, CVE-2014-8500, CVE-2014-8680

BID: 71590

GLSA: 201502-03