ISC BIND 9 Cache Update Policy Deleted Domain Name Resolving Weakness

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6805


The remote DNS server may be affected by a DNS integrity vulnerability


The remote host is running Bind, a popular name server.

Versions of BIND 9.6-ESV earlier than 9.6-ESV-R6, 9.7.x earlier than 9.7.5, 9.8.x earlier than 9.8.2, and than 9.9.0 are potentially affected by the following vulnerability. The remote installation of BIND will continue to allow revoked domain names to be resolved due to an issue related to the cache update policy


Upgrade to BIND 9.6-ESV-R6 / 9.7.5 / 9.8.2 / 9.9.0 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 6805

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2013/05/10

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 62355

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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:L/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1033

BID: 51898

IAVA: 2012-A-0189