Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : bind9 vulnerabilities (USN-3172-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain malformed
responses to an ANY query. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-9131)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain malformed
responses to an ANY query. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-9147)

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain malformed DS
record responses. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10.
(CVE-2016-9444).

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 :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96483 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9131
CVE-2016-9147
CVE-2016-9444

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