SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2019:2502-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 129526



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


This update for bind fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

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

CVE-2019-6471: Fixed a reachable assert in dispatch.c. (bsc#1138687)

CVE-2018-5745: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability if a trust anchor rolls over to an unsupported key algorithm when using managed-keys (bsc#1126068).

CVE-2018-5743: Fixed a denial of service vulnerability which could be caused by to many simultaneous TCP connections (bsc#1133185).

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

Non-security issues fixed: Don't rely on /etc/insserv.conf anymore for proper dependencies against in named.service and lwresd.service (bsc#1118367, bsc#1118368).

Fix FIPS related regression (bsc#1128220).

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.


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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2502=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2502=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2502=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129526

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2502-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/2/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-6465


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

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-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libbind9, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libbind9-160-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libdns169, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libdns169-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libirs160, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libirs160-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisc166, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisc166-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisccc160, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisccc160-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisccfg160, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libisccfg160-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:liblwres160, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:liblwres160-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740, CVE-2018-5743, CVE-2018-5745, CVE-2019-6465, CVE-2019-6471