Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20130730)

high Nessus Plugin ID 69165
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VPR Score: 6.1

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?66df36e9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69165

File Name: sl_20130730_bind_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-utils, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4854