Ubuntu Update for unbound USN-4149-1

Published: 2019-10-09 02:00:39
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'unbound' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4149-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that Unbound incorrectly handled certain NOTIFY queries. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
'unbound' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-16866

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-October/005143.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2019-10-09
Modified
2019-10-11
Category
Ubuntu Local Security Checks

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