openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2016-368)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

Fix two assertion failures that can lead to a remote denial of service
attack :

- CVE-2016-1285: An error when parsing signature records
for DNAME can lead to named exiting due to an assertion
failure. (bsc#970072)

- CVE-2016-1286: An error when parsing signature records
for DNAME records having specific properties can lead to
named exiting due to an assertion failure in resolver.c
or db.c. (bsc#970073)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970072
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970073

Solution :

Update the affected bind packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90060 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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