[SECURITY] [DSA 2486-1] bind9 security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2486-1:08489
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-06-05T21:09:13


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2486-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer June 05, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : bind9 Vulnerability : denial of service Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-1667

It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, can crash while processing resource records containing no data bytes. Both authoritative servers and resolvers are affected.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze5.

We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 packages.

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