openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-SU-2011:0788-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75440


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A remote Denial of Service vulnerability has been fixed in bind.
Specially crafted packets could cause bind servers (recursive as well as authoritative) to exit. CVE-2011-2464 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected bind packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75440

File Name: suse_11_3_bind-110706.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-chrootenv, 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-utils, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2464

BID: 48566