Oracle Linux 7 : bind, / bind-dyndb-ldap, / and / dhcp (ELSA-2024-3741)

high Nessus Plugin ID 200308

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2024-3741 advisory.

- Prevent increased CPU consumption in DNSSEC validator (CVE-2023-50387 CVE-2023-50868)
- Speed up parsing of DNS messages with many different names (CVE-2023-4408)
- Rebuild required for BIND changes for KeyTrap change (CVE-2023-50387)

dhcp

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Oracle Linux security advisory.

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://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2024-3741.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 200308

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2024-3741.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/11/2024

Updated: 6/11/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

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-2023-50387

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: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dhcp-libs, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7::latest, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7:9:patch, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:7::optional_latest, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-dyndb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dhclient, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dhcp-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dhcp-common, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bind-chroot

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/OracleLinux

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-4408, CVE-2023-50387, CVE-2023-50868

IAVA: 2024-A-0103