Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:6765)

high Nessus Plugin ID 165683

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:6765-1 advisory.

- bind: memory leak in ECDSA DNSSEC verification code (CVE-2022-38177)

- bind: memory leaks in EdDSA DNSSEC verification code (CVE-2022-38178)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20226765-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 165683

File Name: sl_20221004_bind_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/5/2022

Updated: 1/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-38178

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_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: 10/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-38177, CVE-2022-38178

IAVA: 2022-A-0387-S

RHSA: RHSA-2022:6765