Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Luther discovered that Bind incorrectly handled zero length rdata
fields. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Bind to crash
or behave erratically, resulting in a denial of service.
It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled revoked domain names.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause malicious domain names
to be continuously resolvable even after they have been revoked.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59386 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5189853772
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1033CVE-2012-1667
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