FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (cba246d2-f483-11e5-92ce-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90238


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


ISC reports :

A problem parsing resource record signatures for DNAME resource records can lead to an assertion failure in resolver.c or db.c


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90238

File Name: freebsd_pkg_cba246d2f48311e592ce002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/28

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 8.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind9-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind98, 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: 2016/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1286

FreeBSD: SA-16:13.bind