OracleVM 3.3 : bind (OVMSA-2015-0105)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85146
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VPR Score: 6


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix (CVE-2015-5477)

- Fix (CVE-2015-4620)

- Resolves: 1215687 - DNS resolution failure in high load environment with SERVFAIL and 'out of memory/success' in the log

- Fix (CVE-2015-1349)

- Enable RPZ-NSIP and RPZ-NSDNAME during compilation (#1176476)

- Fix race condition when using isc__begin_beginexclusive (#1175321)

- Sanitize SDB API to better handle database errors (#1146893)

- Fix CVE-2014-8500 (#1171974)

- Fix RRL slip behavior when set to 1 (#1112356)

- Fix issue causing bind to hang after reload if using DYNDB (#1142152)


Update the affected bind-libs / bind-utils packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85146

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0105.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Published: 7/31/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/30/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/10/2014

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8500, CVE-2015-1349, CVE-2015-4620, CVE-2015-5477

BID: 71590, 72673, 75588