AIX 5.3 TL 12 : bind9 (IV68997)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81502
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

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 :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8500

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind9_advisory7.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81502

File Name: aix_IV68997.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2/25/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:5.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500

BID: 71590