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Fedora Core 5 2007-164: bind

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the bind package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-164 (bind).

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the DNS
(Domain Name System) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named),
which resolves host names to IP addresses
a resolver library
(routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS)
tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating properly.

Update Information:

Fixed two security bugs
- DNSSEC denial of service
- BIND might crash after attempting to read free()-ed memory

and some common bugs

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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