Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 100048
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled DNSSEC validation. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response.
Note: This issue affected only the BIND versions as shipped with EL6.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.