Scientific Linux Security Update : bind97 on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20150903)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85785

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND parsed certain malformed DNSSEC keys. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS query (for example, a query requiring a response from a zone containing a deliberately malformed key) that would cause named functioning as a validating resolver to crash. (CVE-2015-5722)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c894898a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85785

File Name: sl_20150903_bind97_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/04

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind97-utils, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5722