Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Net::DNS did not correctly validate the size of
DNS replies. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted DNS
response and cause applications using Net::DNS to abort, leading to a
denial of service.
Update the affected libnet-dns-perl package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31702 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6341