SUSE SLES10 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2016:0227-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88178


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


This update for bind fixes the following issues :

CVE-2015-8000: Remote denial of service by mis-parsing incoming responses. (bsc#958861)

CVE-2015-5722: DoS against servers performing validation on DNSSEC-signed records. (bsc#944066)

CVE-2015-5477: DoS against authoritative and recursive servers.

CVE-2015-8704: Specific APL data could trigger a crash. (bsc#962189)

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.


Update the affected bind packages

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88178

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0227-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/26

Modified: 2016/12/27

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


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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:10

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: 2016/01/25

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5477, CVE-2015-5722, CVE-2015-8000, CVE-2015-8704

OSVDB: 125438, 126995, 131837, 133380