openSUSE 10 Security Update : bind (bind-2055)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27165


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes two vulnerabilities in bind that allow a remote attacker to trigger a denial-of-service attack. (VU#697164 - BIND INSIST failure due to excessive recursive queries, VU#915404 - BIND assertion failure during SIG query processing)


Update the affected bind packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27165

File Name: suse_bind-2055.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/07