Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : bind9 vulnerabilities (USN-2693-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85081

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Jonathan Foote discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain TKEY queries. A remote attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted packet to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5477)

Pories Ediansyah discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain configurations involving DNS64. A remote attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted query to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
(CVE-2012-5689).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected bind9 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2693-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85081

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2693-1.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/29

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5689, CVE-2015-5477

USN: 2693-1