FreeBSD : nsd -- buffer overflow vulnerability (37a8603d-4494-11de-bea7-000c29a67389)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

NLnet Labs :

A one-byte buffer overflow has been reported in NSD. The problem
affects all versions 2.0.0 to 3.2.1. The bug allows a carefully
crafted exploit to bring down your DNS server. It is highly unlikely
that this one byte overflow can lead to other (system) exploits.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38838 (freebsd_pkg_37a8603d449411debea7000c29a67389.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1755

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