Fedora 17 : nsd-3.2.12-1.fc17 (2012-10893)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix for CVE-2012-2978: NSD denial of service vulnerability from
non-standard DNS packet from any host

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841268
http://www.nessus.org/u?350755ea

Solution :

Update the affected nsd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60145 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2978

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