Fedora 16 : bind-9.8.3-2.P1.fc16 (2012-8946)

high Nessus Plugin ID 59540

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to the latest upstream release which fixes CVE-2012-1667. More information is available on http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/CVE-2012-1667

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.

Solution

Update the affected bind package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5424fea4

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828078

http://www.nessus.org/u?5edadca8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59540

File Name: fedora_2012-8946.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/18/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bind, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/7/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1667

FEDORA: 2012-8946