Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bind (MDVSA-2012:089)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59440

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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in bind :

ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not properly handle resource records with a zero-length RDATA section, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted record (CVE-2012-1667).

The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.7.6-P1 and 9.8.3-P1 which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.7.6-P1/RELEASE-NOTES-BIND-9.7.6-P1.txt

ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.8.3-P1/RELEASE-NOTES-BIND-9.8.3-P1.txt

http://www.isc.org/software/bind/advisories/CVE-2012-1667

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59440

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-089.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/11

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1667

BID: 53772

MDVSA: 2012:089