Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : bind (cve_2012_3817_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 9.4.x, 9.5.x, 9.6.x, and 9.7.x before 9.7.6-P2;
9.8.x before 9.8.3-P2; 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P2; and
9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P2, when DNSSEC validation is
enabled, does not properly initialize the failing-query
cache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) by
sending many queries. (CVE-2012-3817)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_3817_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 10.5.

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: 80596 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3817

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