Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2012:089)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in bind :

ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1, 9.9.x before
9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not
properly handle resource records with a zero-length RDATA section,
which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon
crash or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from process
memory via a crafted record (CVE-2012-1667).

The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.7.6-P1 and 9.8.3-P1
which is not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.7.6-P1/RELEASE-NOTES-BIND-9.7.6-P1.txt
ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.8.3-P1/RELEASE-NOTES-BIND-9.8.3-P1.txt
http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/CVE-2012-1667

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59440 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53772

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1667

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