SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2019:14074-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125759
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-5740: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability in the 'deny-answer-aliases' feature (bsc#1104129).

CVE-2018-5743: Limiting simultaneous TCP clients is ineffective.
(bsc#1133185)

CVE-2018-5745: An assertion failure can occur if a trust anchor rolls over to an unsupported key algorithm when using managed-keys.
(bsc#1126068)

CVE-2019-6465: Fixed an issue where controls for zone transfers may not be properly applied to Dynamically Loadable Zones (bsc#1126069).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp4-bind-14074=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-bind-14074=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-bind-14074=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-bind-14074=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104129

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126068

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1126069

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1133185

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5740/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5743/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-5745/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-6465/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3b110680

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125759

File Name: suse_SU-2019-14074-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/7/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:novell:suse_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740, CVE-2018-5743, CVE-2018-5745, CVE-2019-6465