Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 106257
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.