openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2016-382)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90106


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This 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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.


Update the affected bind packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90106

File Name: openSUSE-2016-382.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/23

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:novell:opensuse:bind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-chrootenv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-libs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-lwresd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-lwresd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bind-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/22

Reference Information

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