SuSE 11.1 Security Update : bind (SAT Patch Number 5462)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57091


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for bind fixes the issue that specially crafted DNS queries could crash the bind name server. (CVE-2011-4313)

Additionally, a syntax check warning for include files as that one is failing on every include file that only provides a snippet for the overall configuration has been removed.


Apply SAT patch number 5462.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57091

File Name: suse_11_bind-111121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313