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
updates.

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2fb4b09
http://www.nessus.org/u?477e72f1

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38838 (freebsd_pkg_37a8603d449411debea7000c29a67389.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1755

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