Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 97201


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


Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled query responses when both DNS64 and RPZ were used. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure or a NULL pointer dereference via a specially crafted DNS response. (CVE-2017-3135)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97201

File Name: sl_20170215_bind_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/16

Modified: 2017/04/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3135