This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A denial of service flaw was found in the libdns library. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to send a specially-crafted DNS query to
named that, when processed, would cause named to use an excessive
amount of memory, or possibly crash. (CVE-2013-2266)
Note: This update disables the syntax checking of NAPTR (Naming
Authority Pointer) resource records.
This update also fixes the following bug :
- Previously, rebuilding the bind-dyndb-ldap source RPM
failed with a '/usr/include/dns/view.h:76:21: error:
dns/rrl.h: No such file or directory' error.
After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65762 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2266