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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 129526
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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-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 nss-lookup.target 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.

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 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

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1118367

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1118368

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=1128220

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1138687

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/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-6471/

http://www.nessus.org/u?5b6341fa

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

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-6465

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

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: 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