GLSA-201903-13 : BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 122835

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201903-13 (BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

BIND can improperly permit recursive query service to unauthorized clients possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or to be used in DNS reflection attacks.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All bind users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.12.1_p2-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-13

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122835

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201903-13.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/14/2019

Updated: 2/5/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5738, CVE-2018-5740, CVE-2018-5741

GLSA: 201903-13