Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81770


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the way BIND handled trust anchor management. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause the BIND daemon (named) to crash under certain conditions. (CVE-2015-1349)

After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81770

File Name: sl_20150311_bind_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/12

Modified: 2015/07/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1349