ISC BIND 9 Multiple DNS Resolver Functions Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1002


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote BIND 9 server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may be exploited by an attacker to gain a shell on this host, or disable this service entirely.


Upgrade to Bind 9.2.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1002

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 11318

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0684