Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : dns-root-data update (USN-3715-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111061

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This update adds the latest DNSSEC validation trust anchor required for the upcoming Root Zone KSK Rollover and refreshes the list of root hints.

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

Solution

Update the affected dns-root-data package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3715-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111061

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3715-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dns-root-data, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

USN: 3715-1