Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2011-24)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the way BIND handled certain DNS queries,
which caused it to cache an invalid record. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to send repeated queries for this invalid record,
causing the resolvers to exit unexpectedly due to a failed assertion.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69583 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4313