Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDKSA-2006:163)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability in BIND was discovered where it did not sufficiently
verify particular requests and responses from other name servers and
users. This could be exploited by sending a specially crafted packet
to crash the name server.

Updated packages have been patched to address these issues.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23907 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-163.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19859

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4095
CVE-2006-4096

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