Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-808-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Micha Krause discovered that Bind did not correctly validate certain
dynamic DNS update packets. An unauthenticated remote attacker could
send specially crafted traffic to crash the DNS server, leading to a
denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40417 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0696