Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-2081-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 71939

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Jared Mauch discovered that Bind incorrectly handled certain queries for NSEC3-signed zones. A remote attacker could use this flaw with a specially crafted query to cause Bind to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service.

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Solution

Update the affected bind9 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2081-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 71939

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2081-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/01/14

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bind9, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0591

USN: 2081-1