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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the
Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server
a resolver library (routines for applications to use when
interfacing with DNS)
and tools for verifying that the DNS server is
A flaw was discovered in the way BIND handled certain DNS requests. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS
request packet to BIND, causing it to exit unexpectedly due to a
failed assertion. (CVE-2011-2464)
After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61080 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2464
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