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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A flaw was found in the way BIND handled resource records with a large
RDATA value. A malicious owner of a DNS domain could use this flaw to
create specially crafted DNS resource records, that would cause a
recursive resolver or secondary server to exit unexpectedly with an
assertion failure. (CVE-2012-4244)
See also :
Run 'yum update bind' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69614 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4244
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