Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : bind (cve_2012_1667_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1,
9.9.x before 9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before
9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not properly handle resource records
with a zero-length RDATA section, which allows remote
DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash
or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from
process memory via a crafted record. (CVE-2012-1667)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_1667_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 9.5.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80593 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1667

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