RHEL 6 : bind (RHSA-2020:3379)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 139466

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VPR Score: 6.1

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3379 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 packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/617.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8616

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8617

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3379

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1836118

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1836124

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139466

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3379.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/08/10

Updated: 2020/11/18

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:6.5, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:6.5::server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-utils

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/19

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:3379

CWE: 400, 617