SuSE 10 Security Update : bind (ZYPP Patch Number 8298)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62176


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


The bind nameserver was updated to version 9.6-ESV-R7-P3 to fix a single security problem, where loading a zone file could have caused an assertion (abort) of the named service. (CVE-2012-4244)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8298.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62176

File Name: suse_bind-8298.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/18

Modified: 2013/02/11

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: 2012/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4244