Security Controls

NAME-4210 - Bind version

Description

The name or version of software should generally be hidden to external users of the software. In case of Bind, there is no clear benefit of revealing the version. To limit the risk of information leakage to malicious people or scripts, hide the Bind version.

Group

Nameservers

How to solve

Add the version to the options section: options { version “none”; }

Linux and Unix System Hardening

This information is provided as part of the Lynis community project. It is related to Lynis control NAME-4210. All information should be considered as-is, without guarantees. Any advice or snippets should be tested before implementing in production environments.

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