Scientific Linux Security Update : bind97 on SL5.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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND
handled packets with malformed options. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to make named exit
unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially
crafted DNS packet. (CVE-2016-2848)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94193 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2848

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