Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2013:058)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A security issue was identified and fixed in ISC BIND :

libdns in ISC BIND 9.7.x and 9.8.x before 9.8.4-P2, 9.8.5 before
9.8.5b2, 9.9.x before 9.9.2-P2, and 9.9.3 before 9.9.3b2 on UNIX
platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a
memory-exhaustion attack against a machine running a named process
(CVE-2013-2266).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66072 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58736

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2266

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