openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2016-1273)

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).

- Fix BIND to return a valid hostname in response to
ldapdump queries. (bsc#965748)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007829
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=965748

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: 94620 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8864

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