ISC BIND 8 Compressed ZXFR Name Service Query DoS (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1013


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote BIND server is vulnerable to the ZXFR bug that allows an attacker to disable it remotely.


Upgrade to BIND 8.2.2-P7 or newer.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1013

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1000

Nessus ID: 10549

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind:8.2.2

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0887

BID: 1923