Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2012:162)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in bind :

A certain combination of records in the RBT could cause named to hang
while populating the additional section of a response. [RT #31090]

The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.7.6-P4 and 9.8.3-P4
which is not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62491 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55852

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5166

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