Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2013-214)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70218
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VPR Score: 6.1

Synopsis

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

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-214.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70218

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-214.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4854

ALAS: 2013-214

RHSA: 2013:1114