SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2015:1496-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85841


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


The nameserver bind was updated to fix a remote denial of service (crash) attack against bind nameservers doing validation on DNSSEC signed records. (CVE-2015-5722, bsc#944066).

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch slessp1-bind-12070=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp1-bind-12070=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85841

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1496-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/08

Modified: 2015/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5722

OSVDB: 126995