Scientific Linux Security Update : bind 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 denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND parsed certain
malformed DNSSEC keys. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a
specially crafted DNS query (for example, a query requiring a response
from a zone containing a deliberately malformed key) that would cause
named functioning as a validating resolver to crash. (CVE-2015-5722)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?467c5531

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: 85786 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5722

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