CentOS 6 : bind (CESA-2018:2571)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112165


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for bind is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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

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


Update the affected bind packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112165

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2571.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/29

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-utils, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740

RHSA: 2018:2571