Debian DLA-672-1 : bind9 security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94184
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-2016-2848 A server vulnerable to this defect can be forced to exit with an assertion failure if it receives a malformed packet.
Authoritative and recursive servers are both vulnerable.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u12.
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.