Fedora 16 : nsd-3.2.13-1.fc16 (2012-11207)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated upstream releasee for CVE-2012-2979 / VU#517036, our packages
were not vulnerable 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?d2c5079c

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61470 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54606

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2978

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