SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2015:1496-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The nameserver bind was updated to fix a remote denial of service
(crash) attack against bind nameservers doing validation on DNSSEC
signed records. (CVE-2015-5722, bsc#944066).

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/944066
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5722.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d4257129

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-12070=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp1-bind-12070=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: 85841 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5722

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