FreeBSD : bind -- multiple vulnerabilities (a8ec4db7-a398-11e5-85e9-14dae9d210b8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87387


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


ISC reports :

Named is potentially vulnerable to the OpenSSL vulnerability described in CVE-2015-3193.

Incorrect reference counting could result in an INSIST failure if a socket error occurred while performing a lookup. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2015-8461. [RT#40945]

Insufficient testing when parsing a message allowed records with an incorrect class to be be accepted, triggering a REQUIRE failure when those records were subsequently cached. This flaw is disclosed in CVE-2015-8000. [RT #40987]


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87387

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a8ec4db7a39811e585e914dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 12/16/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind9-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3193, CVE-2015-8000, CVE-2015-8461

FreeBSD: SA-15:27.bind