GLSA-201708-01 : BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102531


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201708-01 (BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS request to the BIND resolver resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.11.1_p1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102531

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201708-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/17

Modified: 2017/08/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9131, CVE-2016-9147, CVE-2016-9444, CVE-2016-9778, CVE-2017-3135, CVE-2017-3136, CVE-2017-3137, CVE-2017-3138, CVE-2017-3140, CVE-2017-3141

GLSA: 201708-01