OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : bind (OVMSA-2016-0136)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93792


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 (CVE-2016-2776)

- Updated hints file to the latest version (#1267991)

- Fix excessive queries caused by DS chasing with stub zones when DNSSEC is not used (#1227189)

- Added the fixed tarball with configuration to Sources (Related: #1223359)

- Don't use ISC's DLV by default (#1223359)

- Added support for CAA records (#1252611)


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93792

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0136.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/29

Modified: 2017/02/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:bind-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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: 2016/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2776

OSVDB: 144854

IAVA: 2017-A-0004