Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2008:139)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A weakness was found in the DNS protocol by Dan Kaminsky. A remote
attacker could exploit this weakness to spoof DNS entries and poison
DNS caches. This could be used to misdirect users and services; i.e.
for web and email traffic (CVE-2008-1447).

This update provides the latest stable BIND releases for all platforms
except Corporate Server/Desktop 3.0 and MNF2, which have been patched
to correct the issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36526 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-139.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447
CVE-2008-4194

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