FreeBSD : dns/bind9* -- servers using DNS64 can be crashed by a crafted query (2892a8e2-3d68-11e2-8e01-0800273fe665)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

ISC reports :

BIND 9 nameservers using the DNS64 IPv6 transition mechanism are
vulnerable to a software defect that allows a crafted query to crash
the server with a REQUIRE assertion failure. Remote exploitation of
this defect can be achieved without extensive effort, resulting in a
denial-of-service (DoS) vector against affected servers.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63159 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5688

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