OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : bind (OVMSA-2017-0033)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96590


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-2016-9147 (ISC change 4510)

- Fix regression introduced by CVE-2016-8864 (ISC change 4530)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96590

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/18

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


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: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: 2017/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8864, CVE-2016-9147

OSVDB: 146549, 149960