Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2013-158)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the DNS64 implementation in BIND when using
Response Policy Zones (RPZ). If a remote attacker sent a specially
crafted query to a named server that is using RPZ rewrite rules, named
could exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure. Note that DNS64
support is not enabled by default. (CVE-2012-5689)

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69717 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5689

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