Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-491-1)

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 sequence number generator. A remote
attacker could calculate future sequence numbers and send forged DNS
query responses. This could lead to client connections being directed
to attacker-controlled hosts, resulting in credential theft and other
attacks.

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28093 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2926

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