Amazon Linux 2 : unbound (ALAS-2020-1463)

High Nessus Plugin ID 138629

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VPR Score: 4.4


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


An incomplete fix for CVE-2020-12662 was shipped for Unbound in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, as part of erratum RHSA-2020-2414 . Vulnerable versions of Unbound could still amplify an incoming query into a large number of queries directed to a target, even with a lower amplification ratio compared to versions of Unbound that shipped before the mentioned erratum. This issue is about the incomplete fix for CVE-2020-12662 , and it does not affect upstream versions of Unbound. (CVE-2020-10772)


Run 'yum update unbound' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138629

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1463.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/07/20

Updated: 2020/07/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:unbound, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:unbound-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:unbound-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:unbound-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:unbound-python, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10772

ALAS: 2020-1463