Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : bind9 vulnerability (USN-2837-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87409
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled responses with malformed class attributes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected bind9 package.