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ISC BIND < 8.4.6 q_usedns Array Remote Overflow DoS (deprecated)

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote BIND DNS server is, according to its version number, vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow in the 'q_usedns' buffer. An attacker may be able to launch a denial of service attack against the remote BIND Server.

Solution

Upgrade to Bind 8.4.6 or higher or the newest version of BIND 9.