Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 100048


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security 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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100048

File Name: sl_20170508_bind_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/09

Modified: 2017/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3139