GLSA-201401-34 : BIND: Denial of Service

High Nessus Plugin ID 72208

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-34 (BIND: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in BIND. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.9.4_p2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201401-34

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72208

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-34.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/30

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2012-5688, CVE-2012-5689, CVE-2013-2266, CVE-2013-3919, CVE-2013-4854, CVE-2014-0591

BID: 55852, 56817, 57556, 58736, 60338, 61479, 64801

GLSA: 201401-34