AIX 5.3 TL 12 : bind9 (IV75966)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85450


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: 85450

File Name: aix_IV75966.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 8/18/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/13/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477