Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x x86_64

Medium 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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97201

File Name: sl_20170215_bind_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/16

Updated: 2019/02/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3135