FreeBSD : BIND -- Remote Denial of Service vulnerability (0b8d01a4-a0d2-11e6-9ca2-d050996490d0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94491


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


ISC reports :

A defect in BIND's handling of responses containing a DNAME answer can cause a resolver to exit after encountering an assertion failure in db.c or resolver.c


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94491

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0b8d01a4a0d211e69ca2d050996490d0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/03

Modified: 2017/01/23

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: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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: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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8864

FreeBSD: SA-16:34.bind