RHEL 5 : bind97 (RHSA-2017:0064)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for bind97 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the
Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server
(named); a resolver library (routines for applications to use when
interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is
operating correctly.

Security Fix(es) :

* A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled a query
response containing inconsistent DNSSEC information. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion
failure via a specially crafted DNS response. (CVE-2016-9147)

Red Hat would like to thank ISC for reporting this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-9147.html
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01440
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0064.html

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96525 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9147

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