SUSE SLES12 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2020:1350-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 136799

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VPR Score: 6.1

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-2020-8616: Fixed the insufficient limit on the number of fetches performed when processing referrals (bsc#1171740).

CVE-2020-8617: Fixed a logic error in code which checks TSIG validity (bsc#1171740).

Non-security issue fixed :

Fixed an invalid string comparison in the handling of cookie-secrets (bsc#1161168).

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-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-1350=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-1350=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1350=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1350=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1161168

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171740

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8616/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8617/

http://www.nessus.org/u?05d114ef

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 136799

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1350-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/05/22

Updated: 2021/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8617

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/05/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8616, CVE-2020-8617

IAVA: 2020-A-0217-S