FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote Denial of Service vulnerability (c8d902b1-8550-11e6-81e7-d050996490d0)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93781

Synopsis

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

Description

ISC reports :

Testing by ISC has uncovered a critical error condition which can occur when a nameserver is constructing a response. A defect in the rendering of messages into packets can cause named to exit with an assertion failure in buffer.c while constructing a response to a query that meets certain criteria.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/docs/aa-01419

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cca01ef

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93781

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c8d902b1855011e681e7d050996490d0.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 9/28/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind9-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind911, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/28/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2776

FreeBSD: SA-16:28.bind

IAVA: 2017-A-0004