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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1667: BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1667: BIND: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/19/2018

Description

ISC BIND 9.x before 9.7.6-P1, 9.8.x before 9.8.3-P1, 9.9.x before 9.9.1-P1, and 9.4-ESV and 9.6-ESV before 9.6-ESV-R7-P1 does not properly handle resource records with a zero-length RDATA section, which allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or data corruption) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted record.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-dns-bind

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-dns-bind

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