openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-2017-114)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96621


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for bind fixes the following issues :

- Fix a potential assertion failure that could have been triggered by a malformed response to an ANY query, thereby facilitating a denial-of-service attack.
[CVE-2016-9131, bsc#1018700, bsc#1018699]

- Fix a potential assertion failure that could have been triggered by responding to a query with inconsistent DNSSEC information, thereby facilitating a denial-of-service attack. [CVE-2016-9147, bsc#1018701, bsc#1018699]

- Fix potential assertion failure that could have been triggered by DNS responses that contain unusually-formed DS resource records, facilitating a denial-of-service attack. [CVE-2016-9444, bsc#1018702, bsc#1018699]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.


Update the affected bind packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96621

File Name: openSUSE-2017-114.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/19

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9131, CVE-2016-9147, CVE-2016-9444