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

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5601


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


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.


Upgrade to BIND 9.7.1 P2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5601

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 7/16/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 47760

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0213

BID: 41730