openSUSE 10 Security Update : bind (bind-4931)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 31449


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Certain input data could trigger a buffer overflow in the 'inet_network' function of libbind. Applications that use this function could therefore potentially be crashed or exploited to execute arbitrary code. Bind itself is not affected though (CVE-2008-0122).


Update the affected bind packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31449

File Name: suse_bind-4931.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-lwresd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0122

CWE: 189