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
processed a response to an ANY query. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with
an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS
response. (CVE-2016-9131)

- 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)

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND
handled an unusually- formed DS record response. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit
unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially
crafted DNS response. (CVE-2016-9444)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5e0078d2

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: 96563 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9131
CVE-2016-9147
CVE-2016-9444

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