SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 8237)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61728


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


The bind nameserver was updated to fix a crash (denial of service) that may have been caused by high DNSSEC validation load.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8237.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61728

File Name: suse_bind-8237.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/30

Modified: 2012/09/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 2012/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3817