SUSE SLES10 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2016:0227-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

CVE-2015-8000: Remote denial of service by mis-parsing incoming
responses. (bsc#958861)

CVE-2015-5722: DoS against servers performing validation on
DNSSEC-signed records. (bsc#944066)

CVE-2015-5477: DoS against authoritative and recursive servers.

CVE-2015-8704: Specific APL data could trigger a crash. (bsc#962189)

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://bugzilla.suse.com/944066
https://bugzilla.suse.com/958861
https://bugzilla.suse.com/962189
http://www.nessus.org/u?9fb3daf0
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5477.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5722.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8000.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8704.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d5f4d71c

Solution :

Update the affected bind packages

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: 88178 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5477
CVE-2015-5722
CVE-2015-8000
CVE-2015-8704

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