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July 9th, 2008, 03:20 AM
Referenced CVEs:
CVE-2008-1447


Description:
================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-622-1 July 08, 2008 bind9 vulnerability CVE-2008-1447 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 7.04 Ubuntu 7.10 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libdns21 1:9.3.2-2ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 7.04: libdns22 1:9.3.4-2ubuntu2.3 Ubuntu 7.10: libdns32 1:9.4.1-P1-3ubuntu2 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libdns35 1:9.4.2-10ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: Dan Kaminsky discovered weaknesses in the DNS protocol as implemented by Bind. A remote attacker could exploit this to spoof DNS entries and poison DNS caches. Among other things, this could lead to misdirected email and web traffic.





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