GLSA-201510-01 : BIND: Denial of Service

High Nessus Plugin ID 86435

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VPR Score: 6

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201510-01 (BIND: Denial of Service)

A vulnerability has been discovered in BIND’s named utility leading to a Denial of Service condition.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause Denial of Service condition via specially constructed zone data.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All BIND users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/bind-9.10.2_p4'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-01

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86435

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201510-01.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/19

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 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:gentoo:linux:bind, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/18

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1349, CVE-2015-4620, CVE-2015-5477, CVE-2015-5722, CVE-2015-5986

GLSA: 201510-01