Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : bind9 vulnerabilities (USN-418-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in Bind's DNSSEC validation code. Remote
attackers could send a specially crafted DNS query which would cause
the Bind server to crash, resulting in a denial of service. Only
servers configured to use DNSSEC extensions were vulnerable.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28010 ()

Bugtraq ID: 22229
22231

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0493
CVE-2007-0494