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CentOS Update for bind CESA-2013:1114 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'bind' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named) a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS) and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating correctly. A denial of service flaw was found in BIND. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially-crafted DNS query to named that, when processed, would cause named to crash when rejecting the malformed query. (CVE-2013-4854) All bind users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

Affected Software

Affected Software

bind on CentOS 6

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)