Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2017-858)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101933

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Security Fix(es): A flaw was found in the way BIND handled TSIG authentication for dynamic updates. A remote attacker able to communicate with an authoritative BIND server could use this flaw to manipulate the contents of a zone, by forging a valid TSIG or SIG(0) signature for a dynamic update request. A flaw was found in the way BIND handled TSIG authentication of AXFR requests. A remote attacker, able to communicate with an authoritative BIND server, could use this flaw to view the entire contents of a zone by sending a specially constructed request packet. (CVE-2017-3142 , CVE-2017-3143)

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-858.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101933

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-858.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/25

Updated: 2019/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-858

RHSA: 2017:1679