CentOS 6 : bind (CESA-2012:1268)

2012-09-18T00:00:00
ID CENTOS_RHSA-2012-1268.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2012-09-18T00:00:00

Description

Updated bind packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

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 flaw was found in the way BIND handled resource records with a large RDATA value. A malicious owner of a DNS domain could use this flaw to create specially crafted DNS resource records, that would cause a recursive resolver or secondary server to exit unexpectedly with an assertion failure. (CVE-2012-4244)

Users of bind are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1268 and 
# CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2012:1268 respectively.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(62126);
  script_version("1.17");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/04");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-4244");
  script_xref(name:"RHSA", value:"2012:1268");

  script_name(english:"CentOS 6 : bind (CESA-2012:1268)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated packages");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Updated bind packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.

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 flaw was found in the way BIND handled resource records with a large
RDATA value. A malicious owner of a DNS domain could use this flaw to
create specially crafted DNS resource records, that would cause a
recursive resolver or secondary server to exit unexpectedly with an
assertion failure. (CVE-2012-4244)

Users of bind are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct this issue. After installing the update, the BIND daemon
(named) will be restarted automatically."
  );
  # https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2012-September/018877.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?a6879a18"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected bind packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C");
  script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cvss_score_source", value:"CVE-2012-4244");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No known exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-chroot");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-devel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-libs");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-sdb");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:bind-utils");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:centos:centos:6");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2012/09/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2012/09/14");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2012/09/18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"generated_plugin", value:"current");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"CentOS Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/CentOS/release", "Host/CentOS/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/release");
if (isnull(release) || "CentOS" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS");
os_ver = pregmatch(pattern: "CentOS(?: Linux)? release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "CentOS");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! preg(pattern:"^6([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "CentOS 6.x", "CentOS " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/CentOS/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "CentOS", cpu);


flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-chroot-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-devel-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-libs-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-sdb-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;
if (rpm_check(release:"CentOS-6", reference:"bind-utils-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.3")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  security_report_v4(
    port       : 0,
    severity   : SECURITY_HOLE,
    extra      : rpm_report_get()
  );
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "bind / bind-chroot / bind-devel / bind-libs / bind-sdb / bind-utils");
}