Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160316)

high 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: High

ID: 89987

File Name: sl_20160316_bind_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/17/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libbind-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:caching-nameserver, 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: 3/16/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2016

Reference Information

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