SUSE SLES12 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2021:1469-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 149269
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

CVE-2021-25214: Fixed a broken inbound incremental zone update (IXFR) which could have caused named to terminate unexpectedly (bsc#1185345).

CVE-2021-25215: Fixed an assertion check which could have failed while answering queries for DNAME records that required the DNAME to be processed to resolve itself (bsc#1185345).

CVE-2021-25216: Fixed an issue where policy negotiation can be targeted by a buffer overflow attack (bsc#1185345).

MD5 warning message using host, dig, nslookup (bind-utils) with FIPS enabled (bsc#1181495).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2021-1469=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS-SAP :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-LTSS-SAP-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS-ERICSSON :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-LTSS-ERICSSON-2021-1469=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2021-1469=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2021-1469=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1181495

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185345

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-25214/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-25215/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-25216/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a63d970d

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 149269

File Name: suse_SU-2021-1469-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2021

Updated: 5/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-25216

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

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:suse_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-25214, CVE-2021-25215, CVE-2021-25216