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BIND vulnerable to cached RR 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 the SIG cached
RR overflow vulnerability.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain a shell
on this system.

Solution : Upgrade to bind 8.2.7, 8.3.4 or 4.9.11.

Workaround : Disable recursion on this server if it's not used
as a recursive name server.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6160

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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