USN-1462-1: Bind vulnerabilities
05 June 2012
Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- bind9 - Internet Domain Name Server
Dan Luther discovered that Bind incorrectly handled zero length rdata
fields. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Bind to crash or
behave erratically, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1667)
It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled revoked domain names. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to cause malicious domain names to be
continuously resolvable even after they have been revoked. (CVE-2012-1033)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.