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

High Nessus Plugin ID 106257

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A use-after-free flaw leading to denial of service was found in the way BIND internally handled cleanup operations on upstream recursion fetch contexts. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to make named, acting as a DNSSEC validating resolver, exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS request. (CVE-2017-3145)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?17fb5a56

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106257

File Name: sl_20180122_bind_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/23

Modified: 2018/05/25

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: 2018/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3145