Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Denial of Service >> BIND 9 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

BIND 9 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of BIND

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote name server may be affected by multiple denial of service
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of BIND installed on the remote host suggests that it
suffers from multiple denial of service vulnerabilities, which may be
triggered by either by sending a large volume of recursive queries or
queries for SIG records where there are multiple SIG(covered) RRsets.

Note that Nessus obtained the version by sending a special DNS request
for the text 'version.bind' in the domain 'chaos', the value of which
can be and sometimes is tweaked by DNS administrators.

See also :

http://www.niscc.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20060905-00590.pdf?lang=en
http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php

Solution :

Upgrade to BIND 9.4.0b2 / 9.3.3rc2 / 9.3.2-P1 / 9.2.7rc2 / 9.2.6-P1 or
later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19859

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

PROMISE FastTrak TX2300 PCI SATA II (3.0Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
$6.0
PROMISE FastTrak TX2300 PCI SATA II (3.0Gb/s) RAID Controller Card pictureDELL SAS 6/iR PCI-e Raid Controller Card JW063---Tested OK
$9.5
DELL SAS 6/iR PCI-e Raid Controller Card JW063---Tested OK pictureHP 4-CH SATA Raid Controller card 409448-001 399636-001 AAR-2420SA/HP
$6.99
HP 4-CH SATA Raid Controller card 409448-001 399636-001 AAR-2420SA/HP pictureLSI MegaRAID MR 320-2E U320 SCSI Raid Card w/128MB Ram ---Tested OK
$14.99
LSI MegaRAID MR 320-2E U320 SCSI Raid Card w/128MB Ram ---Tested OK picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.