ISC BIND 9.7.1 < 9.7.1 P2 'RRSIG' Record Type Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5601

Synopsis

The remote DNS server is vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack.

Description

The remote host is running BIND, an open source name server.

Versions of BIND 9.7.1 earlier than 9.7.1 P2 are potentially affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability when handling specially crafted queries for 'RRSIG' records.

Solution

Upgrade to BIND 9.7.1 P2 or later.

See Also

http://www.isc.org/files/release-notes/BIND971P2.txt.txt

https://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/cve-2010-0213

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5601

File Name: 5601.prm

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2010/07/16

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 47760

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0213

BID: 41730