openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-SU-2012:1649-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

bind received updates to fix bugs and security issues.

On openSUSE 12.2, bind was updated to 9.9.2-P1. On openSUSE 12.1, bind
was updated to 9.8.4-P1.

Main security fix: CVE-2012-5688: Prevents named from aborting with a
require assertion failure on servers with DNS64 enabled. These crashes
might occur as a result of specific queries that are received. (Note
that this fix is a subset of a series of updates that will be included
in full in BIND 9.8.5 and 9.9.3 as change #3388, RT #30996).
[CVE-2012-5688] [RT #30792]

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-12/msg00030.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=792926

Solution :

Update the affected bind packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74845 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5688

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