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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BIND 4.x resolver overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the remote BIND version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote BIND server, according to its version number, is vulnerable
to a remote buffer overflow within its resolver code.

A possible hacker may be able to execute arbitrary code by having
the remote DNS server make a request and send back a malicious
DNS response with an invalid length field.

See also : http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/308
Solution : upgrade to BIND 4.9.5
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7228

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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