AIX 6.1 TL 8 : bind9 (IV68993)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81498


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


CVE-2014-8500 ISC BIND 9.0.x through 9.8.x, 9.9.0 through 9.9.6, and 9.10.0 through 9.10.1 does not limit delegation chaining, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and named crash) via a large or infinite number of referrals.

Please see following for more information :


Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81498

File Name: aix_IV68993.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/02/25

Modified: 2015/03/11

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: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500

BID: 71590