Oracle Solaris BIND Record Handling Lockup Vulnerability

by Carol~ Moderator - 10/24/12 9:30 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - October 24, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2012-10-24

Criticality level : Moderately critical
Impact : DoS
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System : Oracle Solaris 11.x
Sun Solaris 10.x
Sun Solaris 9.x

Description:
Oracle has acknowledged a vulnerability in BIND included in Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

Solution:
Apply patch.

Original Advisory:
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_5166_denial_of

http://secunia.com/advisories/51078/