Mac OS X BIND Dynamic Update Message Handling Remote DoS (Security Update 2009-004)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes a denial of
service issue.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.4 that
does not have Security Update 2009-004 applied.

This security update contains a fix for the following product :

- bind

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3776
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00003.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/17629

Solution :

Install Security Update 2009-004 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40591 (macosx_SecUpd2009-004.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35848

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0696