EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : bind (EulerOS-SA-2016-1079)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the bind packages installed, the EulerOS
installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- 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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f48b452

Solution :

Update the affected bind package.

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: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99839 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8864

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