Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2011:176-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56858


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in bind :

Cache lookup could return RRSIG data associated with nonexistent records, leading to an assertion failure. [ISC RT #26590] (CVE-2011-4313).

The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.7.4-P1 and 9.8.1-P1 which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Update :

Packages provided for Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.2 and Mandriva Linux 2010.2 with the MDVSA-2011:176 and MDVSA-2011:176-1 advisory had wrong release numbers effectively preventing installation without excessive force due previous packaging mistakes. This advisory provides corrected packages to address the problem.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56858

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-176.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 11/17/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/18/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313

BID: 50690

MDVSA: 2011:176-2