Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-1910-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Maxim Shudrak discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain
malformed rdata. A remote attacker could use this flaw with a
specially crafted query to cause Bind to stop responding, resulting in
a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69119 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4854