Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2011-24)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69583
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A flaw was discovered in the way BIND handled certain DNS queries, which caused it to cache an invalid record. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send repeated queries for this invalid record, causing the resolvers to exit unexpectedly due to a failed assertion.

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2011-24.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69583

File Name: ala_ALAS-2011-24.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-chroot:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-sdb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:bind-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313

RHSA: 2011:1458

ALAS: 2011-24