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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:1202 :
An update for bind is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the
Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server
(named); a resolver library (routines for applications to use when
interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is
Security Fix(es) :
* A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled DNSSEC
validation. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit
unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS
Note: This issue affected only the BIND versions as shipped with Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6. This issue did not affect any upstream
versions of BIND.
See also :
Update the affected bind packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true