ISC BIND < 4.9.7 Inverse-Query Remote Overflow (deprecated)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1007


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote BIND server, according to its version number, is vulnerable to an inverse query overflow. An attacker may use this flaw to gain a root shell on this host.


Upgrade to BIND 4.9.7 or newer.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1007

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1014

Nessus ID: 10329, 10728

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind:4

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0009

BID: 134