SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 2041)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29384


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2041.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29384

File Name: suse_bind-2041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4095, CVE-2006-4096

CERT: 697164, 915404