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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-177

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-177
Posted Dec 6, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-177 - BIND 9 nameservers using the DNS64 IPv6 transition mechanism are vulnerable to a software defect that allows a crafted query to crash the server with a REQUIRE assertion failure. Remote exploitation of this defect can be achieved without extensive effort, resulting in a denial-of-service vector against affected servers. The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.8.4-P1 which is not vulnerable to this issue.

tags | advisory, remote
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-5688
MD5 | 67314a2beb3e9ba70a413c4f6ce5ee12

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-177

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:177
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : bind
Date : December 5, 2012
Affected: 2011.
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in bind:

BIND 9 nameservers using the DNS64 IPv6 transition mechanism are
vulnerable to a software defect that allows a crafted query to crash
the server with a REQUIRE assertion failure. Remote exploitation
of this defect can be achieved without extensive effort, resulting
in a denial-of-service (DoS) vector against affected servers
(CVE-2012-5688).

The updated packages have been upgraded to bind 9.8.4-P1 which is
not vulnerable to this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5688
https://kb.isc.org/article/AA-00828
ftp://ftp.isc.org/isc/bind9/9.8.4-P1/CHANGES
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2011:
66bdbc7b626996ea2ce4771aa9504cf7 2011/i586/bind-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
f3ff266312bc9c89c1b70c8bc2a68ce5 2011/i586/bind-devel-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
3d1801ced41b296442954edfe226200f 2011/i586/bind-doc-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
5260c5359ba15554d18658200337b21e 2011/i586/bind-utils-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
19e315c74dd39bc3daed386f9bafda0b 2011/SRPMS/bind-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
98d25a8e80c2ae965e108bd47d327331 2011/x86_64/bind-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
24b3b7e32fe30433bbc3ebc6da14252b 2011/x86_64/bind-devel-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
09b0579ab3053e306453e1d9a77de0f9 2011/x86_64/bind-doc-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
8d375b75c5f340bf71b633672367eb84 2011/x86_64/bind-utils-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
19e315c74dd39bc3daed386f9bafda0b 2011/SRPMS/bind-9.8.4-0.0.P1.0.1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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