SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 7551)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57160


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


This update provides bind 9.6ESVR4P1 which fixes a denial of service vulnerability that can be triggered by very large RRSIG RRsets in a negative response and crash named. (CVE-2011-1910)

It further provides a fix for a defect which may cause queries for .com names to fail with validation errors when DNSSEC records for the .com zone are initially inserted into the root zone.

Please refer to for more information on additional improvements and bug fixes.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7551.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57160

File Name: suse_bind-7551.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1910