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[DSA1254] DSA-1254-1 bind9 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that the Bind name server daemon is vulnerable to denial
of service by triggering an assertion through a crafted DNS query. This
only affects installations which use the DNSSEC extentions.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem will be fixed
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your bind9 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1254
Threat Level: High
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