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CentOS Update for bind CESA-2017:1202 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Check the version of bind

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. Security Fix(es): * A denial of service flaw was found in the way BIND handled DNSSEC validation. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make named exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure via a specially crafted DNS response. (CVE-2017-3139) Note: This issue affected only the BIND versions as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. This issue did not affect any upstream versions of BIND.

Affected Software

Affected Software

bind on CentOS 6

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)