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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871810
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for bind RHSA-2017:1202-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'bind'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'bind'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability 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/OS:
bind on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-3139
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