Slackware Linux 15.0 bind Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2022-080-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159115

Synopsis

The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to bind.

Description

The version of bind installed on the remote host is prior to 9.16.27. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2022-080-01 advisory.

- BIND 9.16.11 -> 9.16.26, 9.17.0 -> 9.18.0 and versions 9.16.11-S1 -> 9.16.26-S1 of the BIND Supported Preview Edition. Specifically crafted TCP streams can cause connections to BIND to remain in CLOSE_WAIT status for an indefinite period of time, even after the client has terminated the connection.
(CVE-2022-0396)

- BIND 9.11.0 -> 9.11.36 9.12.0 -> 9.16.26 9.17.0 -> 9.18.0 BIND Supported Preview Editions: 9.11.4-S1 -> 9.11.36-S1 9.16.8-S1 -> 9.16.26-S1 Versions of BIND 9 earlier than those shown - back to 9.1.0, including Supported Preview Editions - are also believed to be affected but have not been tested as they are EOL.
The cache could become poisoned with incorrect records leading to queries being made to the wrong servers, which might also result in false information being returned to clients. (CVE-2021-25220)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the affected bind package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159115

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2022-080-01.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 3/21/2022

Updated: 9/27/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-25220

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:bind, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-25220, CVE-2022-0396

IAVA: 2022-A-0122-S