Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-865-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 43058
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Michael Sinatra discovered that Bind did not correctly validate certain records added to its cache. When DNSSEC validation is in use, a remote attacker could exploit this to spoof DNS entries and poison DNS caches. Among other things, this could lead to misdirected email and web traffic.

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 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/865-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 43058

File Name: ubuntu_USN-865-1.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2009

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9-doc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9-host, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9utils, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dnsutils, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbind-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbind9-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbind9-30, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbind9-40, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libbind9-50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns21, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns23, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns35, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns36, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns43, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns44, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns45, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns46, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns53, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisc11, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisc35, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisc44, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisc45, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisc50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccc0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccc30, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccc40, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccc50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccfg1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccfg30, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccfg40, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libisccfg50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblwres30, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblwres40, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblwres50, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblwres9, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:lwresd, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4022

BID: 37118

USN: 865-1