Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99506

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled a query response containing CNAME or DNAME resource records in an unusual order. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response. (CVE-2017-3137)

- A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled query requests when using DNS64 with 'break-dnssec yes' option. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS request.
(CVE-2017-3136)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?295b54f9

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99506

File Name: sl_20170419_bind_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/20

Updated: 2019/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 2017/04/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-3136, CVE-2017-3137