Debian: DSA-2486-1: bind9 security update

    Date 05 Jun 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2486-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    June 05, 2012                          https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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