Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-865-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Michael Sinatra discovered that Bind did not correctly validate
certain records added to its cache. When DNSSEC validation is in use,
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 :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43058 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37118

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4022