Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2009:002)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37473
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A flaw was found in how BIND checked the return value of the OpenSSL DSA_do_verify() function. On systems that use DNSSEC, a malicious zone could present a malformed DSA certificate and bypass proper certificate validation, which would allow for spoofing attacks (CVE-2009-0025).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37473

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-002.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0025

BID: 33151

MDVSA: 2009:002

CWE: 287