Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.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 performed DNSSEC validation. An
attacker able to make BIND (functioning as a DNS resolver with DNSSEC
validation enabled) resolve a name in an attacker-controlled domain
could cause named to exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure.
(CVE-2015-4620)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ca08e71c

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85190 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4620

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