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

High Nessus Plugin ID 93797

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND constructed a response to a query that met certain criteria. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS request packet. (CVE-2016-2776)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c9a9f2f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93797

File Name: sl_20160928_bind_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/29

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2776

IAVA: 2017-A-0004