Debian DLA-645-1 : bind9 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 93868

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2016-2775

lwresd crash with long query name Backport of upstream commit 38cc2d14e218e536e0102fa70deef99461354232.

CVE-2016-2776

assertion failure due to unspecified crafted query Fix based on 43139-9-9.patch from ISC.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/10/msg00001.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/bind9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93868

File Name: debian_DLA-645.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/06

Updated: 2018/07/09

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: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9-host, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bind9utils, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:dnsutils, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:host, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbind-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbind9-80, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdns88, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisc84, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccc80, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libisccfg82, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:liblwres80, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lwresd, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2775, CVE-2016-2776

IAVA: 2017-A-0004