AIX 7.1 TL 2 : bind (IV78094)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86767


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the exit of a validating resolver due to an assertion failure in buffer.c. By parsing a malformed DNSSEC key, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86767

File Name: aix_IV78094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/06

Modified: 2015/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5722