SuSE9 Security Update : bind (YOU Patch Number 12462)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41316


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


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). This has been fixed.


Apply YOU patch number 12462.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41316

File Name: suse9_12462.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/06/14

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

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