openSUSE Security Update : bind (bind-82)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 39920
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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

Update the affected bind packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396963

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39920

File Name: suse_11_0_bind-080708.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

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: 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-utils, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1447

IAVA: 2008-A-0045