AIX 7.1 TL 5 : bind (IJ29230)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144502
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Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8622 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8622 ISC BIND is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an assertion failure when attempting to verify a truncated response to a TSIG-signed request. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to exit.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/bind_advisory18.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144502

File Name: aix_IJ29230.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 12/21/2020

Updated: 12/23/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8622