Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Net-DNS (MDVSA-2008:073)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in the Net::DNS perl module was found that could allow
remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted DNS
response.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Net-DNS package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36350 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-073.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6341

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