SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 5905)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41479


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5905.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41479

File Name: suse_bind-5905.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0025

CWE: 287