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[DSA1254] DSA-1254-1 bind9

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1254-1 bind9

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was discovered that the Bind name server daemon is vulnerable to denial
of service by triggering an assertion through a crafted DNS query. This
only affects installations which use the DNSSEC extentions.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 9.2.4-1sarge2.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem will be fixed
soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 9.3.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1254
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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