Intrusion Prevention

ISC.BIND.Resolver.Query.C.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in
ISC BIND 9.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles
a malicious DNS request. Successful exploit attempts will likely cause the program to crash,resulting in a denial of service condition.

Affected Products

ISC BIND 9

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website
http://www.mandriva.com/en/downloads/

CVE References

CVE-2011-4313