Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-2081-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jared Mauch discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain queries
for NSEC3-signed zones. 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 bind9 package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71939 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0591