Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-1264-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56861
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain specially crafted packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1264-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56861

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1264-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns36, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns64, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns66, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libdns69, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/29/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4313

USN: 1264-1