Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-1163-1)

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 certain specially
crafted packets. 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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55522 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2464