OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : bind (OVMSA-2017-0100)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100090


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix DNSKEY that encountered a CNAME (#1447869, ISC change 3391)

- Fix CVE-2017-3136 (ISC change 4575)

- Fix CVE-2017-3137 (ISC change 4578)

- Fix and test caching CNAME before DNAME (ISC change 4558)

- Fix CVE-2016-9147 (ISC change 4510)

- Fix regression introduced by CVE-2016-8864 (ISC change 4530)

- Restore SELinux contexts before named restart

- Use /lib or /lib64 only if directory in chroot already exists

- Tighten NSS library pattern, escape chroot mount path

- Fix (CVE-2016-8864)

- Do not change lib permissions in chroot (#1321239)

- Support WKS records in chroot (#1297562)

- Do not include patch backup in docs (fixes #1325081 patch)

- Backported relevant parts of [RT #39567] (#1259923)

- Increase ISC_SOCKET_MAXEVENTS to 2048 (#1326283)

- Fix multiple realms in nsupdate script like upstream (#1313286)

- Fix multiple realm in nsupdate script (#1313286)

- Use resolver-query-timeout high enough to recover all forwarders (#1325081)


Update the affected bind-libs / bind-utils packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100090

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0100.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Published: 5/10/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8864, CVE-2016-9147, CVE-2017-3136, CVE-2017-3137