openSUSE Security Update : unbound (unbound-840)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a heap-based buffer overflow in the
ldns_rr_new_frm_str_internal() function. This allowed remote attackers
to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a
DNS resource record (RR) with a long class field and possibly TTL
field. (CVE-2009-1086)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=488631

Solution :

Update the affected unbound packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40317 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1086

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