Scientific Linux Security Update : bind97 on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way BIND handled requests for TKEY DNS
resource records. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named
(functioning as an authoritative DNS server or a DNS resolver) exit
unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS
request packet. (CVE-2015-5477)

After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3f10a398

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85119 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5477

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now