openSUSE Security Update : adns (openSUSE-2020-827)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 138690



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for adns fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9103,CVE-2017-9104,CVE-2017-9105,CVE-2017-9109:
Fixed an issue in local recursive resolver which could have led to remote code execution (bsc#1172265).

- CVE-2017-9106: Fixed an issue with upstream DNS data sources which could have led to denial of service (bsc#1172265).

- CVE-2017-9107: Fixed an issue when quering domain names which could have led to denial of service (bsc#1172265).

- CVE-2017-9108: Fixed an issue which could have led to denial of service (bsc#1172265).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected adns packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 138690

File Name: openSUSE-2020-827.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 7/22/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, 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:novell:opensuse:adns, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:adns-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:adns-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns1-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libadns1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2020

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