Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2015-490)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81826

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-490.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81826

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-490.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/17

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/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: 2015/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1349

ALAS: 2015-490

RHSA: 2015:0672