NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : bind Vulnerability (NS-SA-2019-0031)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127196
SynopsisThe remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04, has bind packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:
- 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)
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade the vulnerable CGSL bind packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.