Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2009:181)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40430


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ISC BIND :

The dns_db_findrdataset function in db.c in named in ISC BIND 9.4 before 9.4.3-P3, 9.5 before 9.5.1-P3, and 9.6 before 9.6.1-P1, when configured as a master server, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via an ANY record in the prerequisite section of a crafted dynamic update message, as exploited in the wild in July 2009 (CVE-2009-0696).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40430

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-181.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/07/30

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bind-utils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0696

BID: 35848

MDVSA: 2009:181

CWE: 16