Debian: DSA-2560-1: bind9 security update

    Date 20 Oct 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, hangs while constructing the additional section of a DNS reply, when certain combinations of resource records are present. This vulnerability affects both recursive and authoritative servers.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2560-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    October 20, 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-2012-5166
    Debian Bug     : 690118
    
    It was discovered that BIND, a DNS server, hangs while constructing
    the additional section of a DNS reply, when certain combinations of
    resource records are present.  This vulnerability affects both
    recursive and authoritative servers.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:9.7.3.dfsg-1~squeeze8.
    
    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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