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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
CVE-2009-0696 bind: DoS (assertion failure) via nsupdate packets
A flaw was found in the way BIND handles dynamic update message
packets containing the 'ANY' record type. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to send a specially crafted dynamic update packet that could
cause named to exit with an assertion failure. (CVE-2009-0696)
Note: even if named is not configured for dynamic updates, receiving
such a specially crafted dynamic update packet could still cause named
to exit unexpectedly.
After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60628 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0696
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