SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 5409)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33500
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Synopsis

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

Description

The transaction id and the udp source port used for DNS queries by the bind nameserver were predicatable. Attackers could potentially exploit that weakness to manipulate the DNS cache ('DNS cache poisoning', CVE-2008-1447).

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5409.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1447.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33500

File Name: suse_bind-5409.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/15/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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: 7/3/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1447

IAVA: 2008-A-0045