AIX 7.1 TL 2 : bind9 (IV75690)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85414


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the handling of TKEY queries. By sending specially-crafted packets, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a REQUIRE assertion failure.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85414

File Name: aix_IV75690.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/08/17

Updated: 2015/09/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477