Oracle Linux 8 : bind (ELSA-2020-2338)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 137219

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VPR Score: 6.1

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:2338 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2338 advisory.

- bind: BIND does not sufficiently limit the number of fetches performed when processing referrals (CVE-2020-8616)

- bind: A logic error in code which checks TSIG validity can be used to trigger an assertion failure in tsig.c (CVE-2020-8617)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected bind packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-June/010007.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 137219

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-2338.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/06/08

Updated: 2020/08/10

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: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python3-bind, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/06/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/19

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:2338