FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities with named(8) (4b79538b-a450-11e2-9898-001060e06fd4)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Problem description :

The BIND daemon would crash when a query is made on a resource record
with RDATA that exceeds 65535 bytes.

The BIND daemon would lock up when a query is made on specific
combinations of RDATA.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?94e298f5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65967 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55522
55852

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4244
CVE-2012-5166

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