openSUSE 10 Security Update : bind (bind-3964)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27168


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The bind nameserver generated predicatable DNS query IDs. Remote attackers could use that to perform DNS poisoning attacks (CVE-2007-2926).


Update the affected bind packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27168

File Name: suse_bind-3964.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2926