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MDKSA-2006:163: 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-2006:163 (bind).
A vulnerability in BIND was discovered where it did not sufficiently
verify particular requests and responses from other name servers and
users. This could be exploited by sending a specially crafted packet
to crash the name server.
Updated packages have been patched to address these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:163
Threat Level: High
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