Amazon Linux AMI : bind (ALAS-2017-826)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99714

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

Upstream acknowledges Oleg Gorokhov (Yandex) as the original reporter of CVE-2017-3136 .

Solution

Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-826.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99714

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-826.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/28

Updated: 2019/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-826

RHSA: 2017:1105