Scientific Linux Security Update : bind97 on SL5.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 85119

Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was found in the way BIND handled requests for TKEY DNS resource records. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named (functioning as an authoritative DNS server or a DNS resolver) exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS request packet. (CVE-2015-5477)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1d505311

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85119

File Name: sl_20150729_bind97_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/30

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477