SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA denial of service flaw was found in the libdns library. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DNS query to named that, when processed, would cause named to use an excessive amount of memory, or possibly crash. (CVE-2013-2266)
Note: This update disables the syntax checking of NAPTR (Naming Authority Pointer) resource records.
After installing the update, the BIND daemon (named) will be restarted automatically.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.