Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the way BIND checked the return value of the
OpenSSL DSA_do_verify function. On systems using DNSSEC, a malicious
zone could present a malformed DSA certificate and bypass proper
certificate validation, allowing spoofing attacks. (CVE-2009-0025)

For users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 this update also addresses a
bug which can cause BIND to occasionally exit with an assertion
failure.

After installing theupdate, BIND daemon will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc6f2da1

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60517 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0025