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Fedora Core 6 2007-147: bind Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the bind package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-147 (bind).

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the DNS
(Domain Name System) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named),
which resolves host names to IP addresses
a resolver library
(routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS)
tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating properly.

Update Information:

Updated to version 9.3.4 which contains two security bugfixes

- Serialise validation of type ANY responses. [RT #16555]
- It was possible to dereference a freed fetch context. [RT

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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