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FreeBSD Ports: nsd

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: nsd nsd2 CVE-2009-1755 Off-by-one error in the packet_read_query_section function in packet.c in nsd 3.2.1, and process_query_section in query.c in nsd 2.3.7, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger a buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/publications/NSD_vulnerability_announcement.html http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/37a8603d-4494-11de-bea7-000c29a67389.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)