SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2015:1316-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

bind was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-5477: Remote DoS via TKEY queries (bsc#939567)

Exposure to this issue can not be prevented by either ACLs or
configuration options limiting or denying service because the
exploitable code occurs early in the packet handling.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/939567
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5477.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0f319995

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-bind-12010=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85151 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5477

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