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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33464 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447