Ubuntu 10.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-1070-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled IXFR transfers and
dynamic updates while under heavy load when used as an authoritative
server. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Bind to stop
responding, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52164 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46491

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0414