Fedora 17 : nsd-3.2.12-1.fc17 (2012-10893)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60145
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFix for CVE-2012-2978: NSD denial of service vulnerability from non-standard DNS packet from any host
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected nsd package.