Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : bind9 vulnerabilities (USN-2693-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jonathan Foote discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain TKEY
queries. A remote attacker could use this issue with a specially
crafted packet to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2015-5477)

Pories Ediansyah discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain
configurations involving DNS64. A remote attacker could use this issue
with a specially crafted query to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
(CVE-2012-5689).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected bind9 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85081 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5689
CVE-2015-5477

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