SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 2157)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29385


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 2157.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29385

File Name: suse_bind-2157.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2006/09/27

Reference Information

CERT: 697164, 915404