Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Jake Montgomery discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain
specific combinations of RDATA. A remote attacker could use this flaw
to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Update the affected bind9 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62495 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5166