Debian DSA-3449-1 : bind9 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87996

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that specific APL RR data could trigger an INSIST failure in apl_42.c and cause the BIND DNS server to exit, leading to a denial-of-service.

Solution

Upgrade the bind9 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u9.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.9.5.dfsg-9+deb8u5.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/bind9

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/bind9

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3449

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87996

File Name: debian_DSA-3449.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/20

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8704

DSA: 3449