SUSE SLES12 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2017:1738-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101147


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


This update for bind fixes the following issues :

- An attacker with the ability to send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server was able to circumvent TSIG authentication of AXFR requests. A server that relied solely on TSIG keys for protection could be manipulated into (1) providing an AXFR of a zone to an unauthorized recipient and (2) accepting bogus Notify packets. [bsc#1046554, CVE-2017-3142]

- An attacker who with the ability to send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and who had knowledge of a valid TSIG key name for the zone and service being targeted was able to manipulate BIND into accepting an unauthorized dynamic update. [bsc#1046555, CVE-2017-3143]

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1078=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1078=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101147

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1738-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2018/01/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3142, CVE-2017-3143

OSVDB: 160055