RHEL 7 : bind (RHSA-2021:0694)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147016
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0694 advisory.

- bind: Buffer overflow in the SPNEGO implementation affecting GSSAPI security policy negotiation (CVE-2020-8625)

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/119.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8625

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0694

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1928486

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147016

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0694.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/3/2021

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8625

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.2, 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-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8625

RHSA: 2021:0694

CWE: 119