FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (731cdeaa-3564-11e5-9970-14dae9d210b8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85066


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


ISC reports :

An error in the handling of TKEY queries can be exploited by an attacker for use as a denial-of-service vector, as a constructed packet can use the defect to trigger a REQUIRE assertion failure, causing BIND to exit.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85066

File Name: freebsd_pkg_731cdeaa356411e5997014dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Published: 7/29/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910-base, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99-base, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477

FreeBSD: SA-15:17.bind