Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-1657-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain crafted
queries when DNS64 was enabled. A remote attacker could use this flaw
to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected bind9 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63184 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56817

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5688