Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2009:181)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC BIND :

The dns_db_findrdataset function in db.c in named in ISC BIND 9.4
before 9.4.3-P3, 9.5 before 9.5.1-P3, and 9.6 before 9.6.1-P1, when
configured as a master server, allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via an ANY
record in the prerequisite section of a crafted dynamic update
message, as exploited in the wild in July 2009 (CVE-2009-0696).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.

See also :

https://www.isc.org/node/474

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40430 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-181.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35848

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0696

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