Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.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
updates.

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
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?17f8ea7f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69165 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4854