Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 69165
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA denial of service flaw was found in BIND. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS query to named that, when processed, would cause named to crash when rejecting the malformed query. (CVE-2013-4854)
After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.