Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : bind9 vulnerabilities (USN-1462-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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.
(CVE-2012-1667)

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to be continuously resolvable even after they have been revoked.
(CVE-2012-1033).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59386 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51898
53772

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1033
CVE-2012-1667