Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24411
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2007:014 (bind).
Two security problems were fixed in the ISC BIND nameserver version 9.3.4, which are addressed by this advisory:
CVE-2007-0493: If recursion is enabled, a remote attacker can dereference a freed fetch context causing the daemon to abort / crash.
CVE-2007-0494: By sending specific DNS query responses with multiple RRSETS attackers could cause BIND to exit abnormally.
Updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server were released on Friday 26th of January, updates for SUSE Linux and openSUSE were released on Monday 29th of January.