Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150729)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85211

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?21635c41

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85211

File Name: sl_20150729_bind_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/4/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-utils, 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: 7/29/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2015

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477