Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89987

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND parsed signature records for DNAME records. By sending a specially crafted query, a remote attacker could use this flaw to cause named to crash.
(CVE-2016-1286)

A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND processed certain control channel input. A remote attacker able to send a malformed packet to the control channel could use this flaw to cause named to crash. (CVE-2016-1285)

After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?38f31cef

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89987

File Name: sl_20160316_bind_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/17

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286