SuSE 11.2 Security Update : bind (SAT Patch Number 6830)

high Nessus Plugin ID 64114


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 6830.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64114

File Name: suse_11_bind-120916.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4244