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

High Nessus Plugin ID 112135

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?039ca543

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112135

File Name: sl_20180827_bind_on_SL6_x.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: 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: 2018/08/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740