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MDKSA-2005:023: 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 MDKSA-2005:023 (bind).
A vulnerability was discovered in BIND version 9.3.0 where a remote attacker
may be able to cause named to exit prematurely, causing a Denial of Service due
to an incorrect assumption in the validator function authvalidated().
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:023
Threat Level: High
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