F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIND vulnerability (SOL15927)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81608

Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL15927.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K15927

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81608

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL15927.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 3/5/2015

Updated: 3/10/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500

BID: 71590