Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : bind9 vulnerability (USN-3088-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93773
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled building responses to certain specially crafted requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected bind9 package.