Debian DSA-2347-1 : bind9 - improper assert

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Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, crashes while processing
certain sequences of recursive DNS queries, leading to a denial of
service. Authoritative-only server configurations are not affected by
this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade the bind9 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:9.6.ESV.R4+dfsg-0+lenny4.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze4.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56856 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4313

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