openSUSE Security Update : bind (openSUSE-SU-2012:1192-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A remote denial of service attack was fixed in the BIND DNS
nameserver, which could be caused by attackers providing a
specifically prepared zone file for recursive transfer.
(CVE-2012-4244)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00075.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780157

Solution :

Update the affected bind 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: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74757 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55522

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4244

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