Debian DLA-1485-1 : bind9 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 112197

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2018-5740 The 'deny-answer-aliases' feature in BIND has a flaw which can cause named to exit with an assertion failure.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u16.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00033.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/bind9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112197

File Name: debian_DLA-1485.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/31

Modified: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9-host, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9utils, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:dnsutils, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:host, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbind-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbind-export-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbind9-90, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdns-export100, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdns-export100-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdns100, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libirs-export91, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libirs-export91-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisc-export95, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisc-export95-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisc95, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccc90, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccfg-export90, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccfg-export90-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccfg90, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:liblwres90, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lwresd, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740