Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDKSA-2005:023)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 16269
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in BIND version 9.3.0 where a remote attacker may be able to cause named to exit prematurely, causing a Denial of Service due to an incorrect assumption in the validator function authvalidated().
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected bind, bind-devel and / or bind-utils packages.