Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled input received by the
rndc control channel. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
It was discovered that Bind incorrectly parsed resource record
signatures for DNAME resource records. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2016-1286).
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.
Update the affected bind9 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false