SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : bind (SUSE-SU-2016:0759-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89960
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for bind fixes the following issues :
Fix two assertion failures that can lead to a remote denial of service attack :
- CVE-2016-1285: An error when parsing signature records for DNAME can lead to named exiting due to an assertion failure. (bsc#970072)
- CVE-2016-1286: An error when parsing signature records for DNAME records having specific properties can lead to named exiting due to an assertion failure in resolver.c or db.c. (bsc#970073)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-444=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-444=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-444=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.