DSA 2486-1: bind9 security update
Posted on: 06/06/2012 07:32 AM

A bind9 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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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
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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.

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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