ISC BIND 9.10.x < 9.10.1-P1 Multiple DoS

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8569
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The remote DNS server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of ISC BIND earlier than 9.10.1-P1 are unpatched for the following vulnerabilities:

- Denial of service vulnerability that can be triggered when handling a maliciously constructed query or zone request, causing the service to issue unlimited queries in an attempt to follow a delegation (CVE-2014-8500)

- Denial of service vulnerability in the pre-fetch feature that is triggered when the response to a specially crafted DNS query contains particular attributes. (CVE-2014-3214)

- Denial of service vulnerability in EDNS option processing (CVE-2014-3859)

- Denial of service in three unspecified flaws in the GeoIP feature (CVE-2014-8680)


Updates have been released by the vendor. BIND 9.10.1-P1 fixes this vulnerability. Apply the vendor update, or update to a later version.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8569

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 79861

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:isc:bind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500, CVE-2014-3859, CVE-2014-8680, CVE-2014-3214

BID: 71590