openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2016-1272)

high Nessus Plugin ID 94619
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for bind fixes the following issues :

- A defect in BIND's handling of responses containing a DNAME answer had the potential to trigger assertion errors in the server remotely, thereby facilitating a denial-of-service attack. (CVE-2016-8864, bsc#1007829).

Solution

Update the affected bind packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007829

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94619

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1272.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/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:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8864