Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDKSA-2005:023)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in BIND version 9.3.0 where a remote
attacker may be able to cause named to exit prematurely, causing a
Denial of Service due to an incorrect assumption in the validator
function authvalidated().

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected bind, bind-devel and / or bind-utils packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16269 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-023.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0034

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