Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x 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
handled responses containing a DNAME answer. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to make named exit
unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially
crafted DNS response. (CVE-2016-8864)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9ebe9bcb

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95834 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8864

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