RHEL 8 : bind (RHSA-2019:1714)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126611

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for bind is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named); a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly.

Security Fix(es) :

* bind: Race condition when discarding malformed packets can cause bind to exit with assertion failure (CVE-2019-6471)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1714

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-6471

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126611

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1714.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/11

Updated: 2020/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-export-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs-lite-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-bind, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6471

RHSA: 2019:1714