SuSE9 Security Update : bind (YOU Patch Number 12462)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Specially crafted ddns update packets could trigger an exception in
bind causing it to exit. The attack works if bind is master for a zone
even if ddns is not configured (CVE-2009-0696). This has been fixed.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0696.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12462.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41316 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0696

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