OracleVM 3.2 : bind (OVMSA-2016-0055)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91739
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The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix issue with patch for CVE-2016-1285 and CVE-2016-1286 found by test suite

- Fix (CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286)

- Fix (CVE-2015-8704)

- Fix (CVE-2015-8000)

- Fix (CVE-2015-5722)

- Fix (CVE-2015-5477)

- Remove files backup after patching (Related: #1171971)

- Fix CVE-2014-8500 (#1171971)

- fix race condition in socket module

- fix (CVE-2012-5166)

- bind-chroot-admin: set correct permissions on /etc/named.conf during update

- fix (CVE-2012-4244)

- fix (CVE-2012-3817)

- fix (CVE-2012-1667)

- fix (CVE-2012-1033)


Update the affected bind-libs / bind-utils packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91739

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0055.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 8

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1033, CVE-2012-1667, CVE-2012-3817, CVE-2012-4244, CVE-2012-5166, CVE-2014-8500, CVE-2015-5477, CVE-2015-5722, CVE-2015-8000, CVE-2015-8704, CVE-2016-1285, CVE-2016-1286

BID: 51898, 53772, 54658, 55522, 55852, 71590