AIX 7.2 TL 1 : bind (IV91257) (deprecated)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96154
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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: High

ID: 96154

File Name: aix_IV91257.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 12/28/2016

Updated: 8/3/2017

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:2.3:o:ibm:aix:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2016

Reference Information

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