Fedora 31 : adns (2020-e59bcaf702)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 137928



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


New upstream release

- Important security fixes: CVE-2017-9103 CVE-2017-9104 CVE-2017-9105 CVE-2017-9109: 	Vulnerable applications: all adns callers. Exploitable by: the local recursive resolver. 	Likely worst case: Remote code execution. CVE-2017-9106: 	Vulnerable applications: those that make SOA queries. Exploitable by: upstream DNS data sources. 	Likely worst case:
DoS (crash of the adns-using application) CVE-2017-9107:
	Vulnerable applications: those that use adns_qf_quoteok_query. Exploitable by: sources of query domain names. 	Likely worst case: DoS (crash of the adns-using application) CVE-2017-9108: 	Vulnerable applications: adnshost. Exploitable by: code responsible for framing the input. Likely worst case: DoS (adnshost crashes at EOF). All found by AFL 2.35b. Thanks to the University of Cambridge Department of Applied Mathematics for computing facilities.

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Update the affected adns package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 137928

File Name: fedora_2020-e59bcaf702.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/1/2020

Updated: 7/6/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:adns, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9103, CVE-2017-9104, CVE-2017-9105, CVE-2017-9106, CVE-2017-9107, CVE-2017-9108, CVE-2017-9109