Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 : bind (SSA:2007-207-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54868

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New bind packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, and 12.0 to fix security issues. The first issue which allows remote attackers to make recursive queries only affects Slackware 12.0. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2925 The second issue is the discovery that BIND9's query IDs are cryptographically weak. This issue affects the versions of BIND9 in all supported Slackware versions. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2926

Solution

Update the affected bind package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c5c1303b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54868

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2007-207-01.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/28

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:bind, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2925, CVE-2007-2926

BID: 25037

SSA: 2007-207-01