RHEL 7 : bind (RHSA-2018:2570)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112133

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for bind is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.

Security Fix(es) :

* bind: processing of certain records when 'deny-answer-aliases' is in use may trigger an assert leading to a denial of service (CVE-2018-5740)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank ISC for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Tony Finch (University of Cambridge) as the original reporter.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-01639

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2570.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-5740.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112133

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2570.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/27

Modified: 2018/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740

RHSA: 2018:2570