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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 117710

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1082.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2019/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740

ALAS: 2018-1082