DSA 2196-1: maradns security update
Posted on: 03/20/2011 09:45 AM

A maradns security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2196-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Raphael Geissert
March 19, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : maradns
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0520
Debian Bug : 610834

Witold Baryluk discovered that MaraDNS, a simple security-focused
Domain Name Service server, may overflow an internal buffer when
handling requests with a large number of labels, causing a server
crash and the consequent denial of service.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in

For the stable distribution (squeeze) and greater this problem had
already been fixed in version 1.4.03-1.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your maradns packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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