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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:023: bind

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the bind package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:023 (bind).

A vulnerability was discovered in BIND version 9.3.0 where a remote attacker
may be able to cause named to exit prematurely, causing a Denial of Service due
to an incorrect assumption in the validator function authvalidated().

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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