ISC BIND Version 9 Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1003


The remote host allows remote users to query its version number.


It is possible to determine that the remote BIND server is running BIND 9.x, even if its version number has been hidden, by querying it for the AUTHORS map.


It is recommended you change the source code to prevent attackers from fingerprinting your server.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 1003

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 8/18/2004

Updated: 5/13/2016

Nessus ID: 10728

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind