GLSA-201610-07 : BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 93994


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201610-07 (BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition through multiple attack vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.10.4_p3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93994

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201610-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/10/12

Modified: 2017/01/16

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


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:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8704, CVE-2015-8705, CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286, CVE-2016-2088, CVE-2016-2775, CVE-2016-2776, CVE-2016-6170

GLSA: 201610-07

IAVA: 2017-A-0004