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

high Nessus Plugin ID 99714

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: High

ID: 99714

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-826.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/28/2017

Updated: 2/12/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 4/27/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-826

RHSA: 2017:1105