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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28010 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0493