Fedora 16 : bind-9.8.3-3.P2.fc16 (2012-11153)

high Nessus Plugin ID 61468

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to 9.8.3-P2 release which fixes CVE-2012-3817.

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842897

http://www.nessus.org/u?a595e146

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61468

File Name: fedora_2012-11153.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/10/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/26/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3817

BID: 54658

FEDORA: 2012-11153