openSUSE Security Update : bind (bind-1146)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40444


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted ddns update packets could trigger an exception in bind causing it to exit. The attack works if BIND is master for a zone even if ddns is not configured (CVE-2009-0696).


Update the affected bind packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40444

File Name: suse_11_1_bind-090729.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/31

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0696

CWE: 16