Fedora 7 : bind-9.4.1-7.P1.fc7 (2007-1247)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27707


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- CVE-2007-2925 - allow-query-cache/allow-recursion default acls not set

- workaround - disable recursion or explicitly set allow-query-cache and allow-recursion acls

- CVE-2007-2926 - cryptographically weak query id generator

- 1 in 8 chance of guessing the next query id for 50% of the query ids

- allows cache-poisoning type of attack, no workaround, affect only outgoing queries

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27707

File Name: fedora_2007-1247.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:caching-nameserver, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2925, CVE-2007-2926

FEDORA: 2007-1247