Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : bind9 vulnerability (USN-622-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Dan Kaminsky discovered weaknesses in the DNS protocol as implemented
by Bind. A remote attacker could exploit this to spoof DNS entries and
poison DNS caches. Among other things, this could lead to misdirected
email and web traffic.

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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33464 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447
CVE-2008-4194