Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : bind (cve_2012_4244_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-P3, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P3,
9.9.x before 9.9.1-P3, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before
9.6-ESV-R7-P3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (assertion failure and named daemon exit) via
a query for a long resource record. (CVE-2012-4244)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_4244_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 12.4.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80594 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4244

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