Amazon Linux 2 : bind (ALAS-2018-1082)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117710

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

A denial of service flaw was discovered in bind versions that include the 'deny-answer-aliases' feature. This flaw may allow a remote attacker to trigger an INSIST assert in named leading to termination of the process and a denial of service condition.(CVE-2018-5740)

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1082.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117710

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1082.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740

ALAS: 2018-1082