openSUSE Security Update : bind (bind-426)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40193


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update improves the verification of return values of openssl functions. Prior this update it was possible to spoof answers signed with DSA and NSEC3DSA. (CVE-2009-0025)


Update the affected bind packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40193

File Name: suse_11_1_bind-090126.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

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:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0025

CWE: 287