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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ISC BIND Q_UseDNS Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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 buffer overflow into the 'q_usedns' buffer.

A possible hacker may be able to launch a Denial of service attack
against the remote service.

Solution : upgrade to bind 8.4.6
Network Security Threat Level: High
See also : http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/327633

Networks Security ID: 12364

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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