Scientific Linux Security Update : bind97 on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A denial of service flaw was found in BIND. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS query to named that,
when processed, would cause named to crash when rejecting the
malformed query. (CVE-2013-4854)

After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69164 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4854