Fedora 17 : bind-dyndb-ldap-1.1.0-0.11.rc1.fc17 (2012-6666)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59259


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to the 1.1.0rc1 version which fixes CVE-2012-2134.

- it was possible to DoS named process by query which contained non-alphabet characters and which belongs to zone served by the plugin. (CVE-2012-2134)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected bind-dyndb-ldap package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59259

File Name: fedora_2012-6666.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/29

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind-dyndb-ldap, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2134

BID: 53236

FEDORA: 2012-6666