AIX 6.1 TL 9 : bind (IV91254) (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95891

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8864 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-8864 ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of responses containing a DNAME answer in db.c or resolver.c. By sending a recursive response, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure. ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially crafted DNS packet with malformed options, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an assertion failure.

This plugin has been deprecated to better accommodate iFix supersedence with replacement plugin aix_bind_advisory14.nasl (plugin id 102126).

Solution

n/a

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory14.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95891

File Name: aix_IV91254.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/16

Modified: 2017/08/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

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: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2848, CVE-2016-8864