SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2016:0825-1)

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 :

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)

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/970072
https://bugzilla.suse.com/970073
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1285.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1286.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c4eeeb7f

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-bind-12464=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp2-bind-12464=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90092 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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