ISC BIND 9.10.x < 9.10.3-P4 DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9873


The remote DNS server may be affected by a Denial of Service (DoS) attack vector.


Versions of ISC BIND 9.10.x prior to 9.10.3-P4 are unpatched for a flaw in 'resolver.c' that is triggered when handling a packet with multiple DNS cookies. This may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (OSVDB 135665)


Upgrade ISC BIND to version 9.10.3-P4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9873

File Name: 9873.prm

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2017/01/20

Modified: 2017/01/20

Dependencies: 1003

Nessus ID: 89998, 89999, 90000

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


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2088

BID: 84290