openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2016-1272)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

- A defect in BIND's handling of responses containing a
DNAME answer had the potential to trigger assertion
errors in the server remotely, thereby facilitating a
denial-of-service attack. (CVE-2016-8864, bsc#1007829).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected bind packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94619 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8864

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