openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-SU-2012:1649-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74845


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


bind received updates to fix bugs and security issues.

On openSUSE 12.2, bind was updated to 9.9.2-P1. On openSUSE 12.1, bind was updated to 9.8.4-P1.

Main security fix: CVE-2012-5688: Prevents named from aborting with a require assertion failure on servers with DNS64 enabled. These crashes might occur as a result of specific queries that are received. (Note that this fix is a subset of a series of updates that will be included in full in BIND 9.8.5 and 9.9.3 as change #3388, RT #30996).
[CVE-2012-5688] [RT #30792]


Update the affected bind packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74845

File Name: openSUSE-2012-853.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-lwresd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-lwresd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5688