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

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND
constructed a response to a query that met certain
criteria. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make
named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a
specially crafted DNS request packet. (CVE-2016-2776)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?cdefe6ca

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93797 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2776

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