SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 7851)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57162


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


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

Additionally, a syntax check warning complaining about every include file that only provides a snippet for the overall configuration has been removed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7851.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57162

File Name: suse_bind-7851.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/07/14

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: 2011/11/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313