Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Matthew Horsfall discovered that Bind incorrectly handled regular
expression checking. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause
Bind to consume an excessive amount of memory, possibly resulting in a
denial of service. This issue was corrected by disabling RDATA regular
expression syntax checking.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false