ISC BIND < 8.2.2-P5 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1012


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote BIND server is vulnerable to several attacks that can allow an attacker to gain root on this system.


Upgrade to BIND 8.2.2-P5 or newer.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1012

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1000

Nessus ID: 10029

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind:8

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0835, CVE-1999-0851, CVE-1999-0833, CVE-1999-0837, CVE-1999-0848, CVE-1999-0849

BID: 788