Bind9 9.8.0 RRSIG Query Type Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5909
SynopsisThe remote DNS server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Bind, a popular name server.
Bind9 9.8.0 is potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability. This issue only affects BIND users who use the RPZ feature configured for RRset replacement. When RPZ is being used, a query of type RRSIG for a name configured for RRset replacement will trigger an assertion failure and cause the name server process to exit.
SolutionUpgrade to BIND 9.8.0-P1 or later.