Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 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 signature
records for DNAME records. By sending a specially crafted query, a
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause named to crash.
(CVE-2016-1286)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND processed certain
control channel input. A remote attacker able to send a malformed
packet to the control channel could use this flaw to cause named to
crash. (CVE-2016-1285)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4bf5b576

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89987 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1285
CVE-2016-1286

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